Tyler Denize begins his ninth season with the Bear Cubs, and his second as assistant for the Women’s Water Polo program. Denize is a faculty member in the Kinesiology, Athletic and Dance Department and has also been the head coach for SRJC’s men’s water polo and an assistant for the swim and dive programs since 2008. He is also currently a USA Swimming club coach for the Santa Rosa Neptunes.
Denize began his coaching career with Woodlands Recreational Swim Team in the east bay, serving as their head coach for three years. Denize also coached four years at the high school level for both Northgate and Piner high schools. He was SRJC’s assistant men’s water polo coach 2005-2007.
Denize attended Northgate High School in Walnut Creek, where he participated in varsity aquatics. After graduating he attended Diablo Valley College where he was an All American water polo player and swimmer.
Denize resides in Rohnert Park and enjoys spending time with his girlfriend Ashley and dog Joey. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys spending time with friends and family.