Assistant Director • Strength and Conditioning (Football)
The 2020 season is the sixth at Vanderbilt for Tyler Clarke who serves as assistant director of strength and conditioning.
Clarke assists with all aspects of the Commodore strength and conditioning program for football, including winter conditioning, summer workouts and in-season training.
Clarke comes to the Vanderbilt program after serving seven seasons as an assistant strength coach for Nebraska’s football program in 2014.
Prior to joining Nebraska, Clarke spent three seasons as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Iowa. Previously, Clarke served as a student assistant with the Hawkeye strength and conditioning staff while working toward his degree.
He earned his bachelor’s in health and sports studies from Iowa in 2005 and his master’s in administration from Central Michigan in 2008. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association. Clarke is also certified in CPR through the American Red Cross.
A native of Ames, Iowa, Tyler and his wife, Oxana, are the parents of a son, Aleksandr.