Tyler Price
Tyler Price


Tyler Price joined the Heart of America Athletic Conference as the Assistant Commissioner on July 6, 2021.

He previously spent 13 years at two fellow Heart of America Athletic Conference institutions, most recently Park University as the Assistant Director of Athletics for Media Relations & Marketing and as the Assistant Director of Athletics - Communications at Baker University.

The 2017 Heart of America Athletic Conference Sports Information Director of the Year, is a 2008 graduate of Kansas State University and spent three years in the Sports Information Department from 2005-08 as a Student Assistant for the Wildcats. Along with assisting in the promotion of all 12-varsity sports at K-State, Price’s main responsibility was serving as the primary media contact for the women’s equestrian program. He was also a key component of SID department for the K-State football, men's basketball and baseball programs. 

After graduation, Price joined the Sports Information staff at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) as a Sports Information Intern. After his time at the NAIA, Price made the trek a few miles north to Parkville, Mo. to serve as Assistant Sports Information Director for four years from 2008-2012 and as Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach from 2011-2012.

He is a proud member of NAIA-SIDA as well as CoSIDA. He has been awarded with 16 NAIA-SIDA Top 10 in the Nation awards for his publications and multimedia productions, including a first-place finish in the 2014 NAIA-SIDA In-House Website contest for his work with Baker's official site for Baker University athletics, www.bakerwildcats.com. This award pinned the site as the No. 1 NAIA athletics website in the nation in that category.

From 2014-2021, Price was selected by his colleagues for seven-straight years to serve as a board member on the NAIA Sports Information Directors of America (NAIA-SIDA) Board of Directors. In June of 2023 in Orlando, Florida, he was again elected to the NAIA-SIDA Board of Directors. He will serve on the Board until 2025 and will over see the NAIA-SIDA Branding/New Media Committee. It will be his eighth and ninth years on the Board. 

For eight seasons, Price served as the Sports Information Director of NAIA men’s volleyball. In that capacity Price worked closely with all 36 institutions and monitored the sports' website and worked with institutional media relations personnel. He was also a member of the NAIA Men's Volleyball National Invitational site selection committee. 

In 2012, after covering the Park University’s men’s volleyball national championship season and promoting the teams efforts to local and national media, he was selected the 2012 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Men’s Volleyball Sports Information Director of the Year.

Price currently serves as the Media Coordinator for the NAIA Men's Basketball National Championship in Kansas City, Mo. and the NAIA Women's Soccer National Championship in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

He also serves on the NAIA Men's Volleyball National Championship national selection committee.

In January of 2023, Price was the Director of Communications and Media for Team USA at the FISU World University Winter Games in Lake Placid, NY. He was the lead media contact for over 150 Team USA Athletes and Coaches and assisted the event that hosted over 2,000 athletes from 150 countries from around the world. He was an intergral part of the Men's Hockey Gold Medal game that was aired on ESPN between Team USA and Team Canada at Herb Brooks Arena, home of the Miracle on Ice. 

The Overland Park, Kan., native also worked in sports broadcasting early in his career, spending two summers at NBC-41 Action News in Kansas City as an Associate Sports Producer for the 38 Sports Spot television program and all evening 41 Action News newscasts. He worked closely with Hall of Fame broadcaster Jack Harry.

He also served as assistant women's basketball coach at Park University during the 2011-12 season under head coach Kenneth Cooper. The Pirates began the campaign with one of the program's best starts posting a 10-1 record at the holiday break. Park advanced to the semifinals of the AMC conference Tournament for the second-straight season, and finished with a record of 19-8, a winning percentage of .703, the second highest winning percentage in program history.

One of Price's favorite activities in his free time is coaching youth sports. From 2015-2023, he led the Huskies Girls basketball team of the Olathe Parks & Rec to four city championships and five appearances in city championship games. Twice he was named the Olathe Parks & Recreation Youth Sports Star (Sportsmanship, Teamwork, Attitude & Respect) Coach of the Year.

Price is also the Co-Chair of the Olathe East High School Father's Club. The Father's Club is a Dad-led, grassroots effort creating simple ways for Dad's to be intentional with their kids, with other father's and within their community.  

He lives in Overland Park, Kan. with his wife Rosalyn, daughters Maria and Stella and son Tristan.