TYLER AMAYA



Position: Forward
& Head Coach
Age: 30
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 220
College: Western Washington
Hometown: Mt. Vernon, WA

HIGH SCHOOL: Standout at Mount Vernon High School ... Led Bulldogs to 27-0 record and 3A State Championship his senior season ... Named 3A State Tournament MVP and Rivals.com National Player of the Week in 2001.

COLLEGE: Played one season each at Gonzaga and Dixie State before transferring to Western Washington ... Averaged 10.0 points and 7.0 rebounds for Dixie State his sophomore season, helping team to conference title ... Averaged 13.4 points and 7.9 rebounds per game during his junior and senior seasons at WWU ... Helped lead Vikings to NCAA West Region Tournament both seasons ... Scored a career-high 32 points against Alaska-Anchorage on 12/29/05 and grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds twice.

PROFESSIONAL:  Played two seasons in Holland and Germany before joining the Slam for first time early in the 2008 season ... Scored 24 points in his first game on 4/26/08 at Edmonton ... Set a team record with 23 rebounds on 6/14/08 at Vancouver ... Named co-MVP of the 2008 IBL Championship game with 20 points and 13 rebounds ... Played the 2008-09 season in China with Guangdong Southern Tigers, averaging 9.2 ppg and 4.0 rpg ... Was Slam's leading scorer and rebounder in 2009 with a 23.6 ppg and 11.1 rpg ... Played with New Zealand's Otago Nuggets in spring of 2010, finishing as team's leading scorer with 22.9 ppg and also averaged 6.7 rpg ... Scored in double figures in all 18 games played with Otago ... Re-joined Slam in June 2010 for team's playoff run but contributions were limited by a sprained ankle, averaging 5.8 ppg and 6.2 rpg in five games ... Played in Syria in 2011 before re-joining Slam in June for end of IBL season ... Played with two teams in Saudi Arabia during the 2011-12 winter season ... Resurrected playing career by suiting up for Slam as player-coach for second half of 2014 IBL season ... Scored 28 points in 2014 IBL Championship game.

COACHING:  Served as assistant coach to Rob Ridnour during Slam's 2013 season ... Became first person to win two IBL titles as both a player and a coach ... Joined Skagit Valley College's coaching staff for 2013-14 season ... Named head coach for Slam on 3/3/14 following Ridnour's resignation ... Led Slam to 15-3 record and first place finish in IBL in 2014 ... Tied team record with 12 straight wins ... Selected as Coach of the Year by USBasket.com for 2014 season.

NOTABLE PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL AWARDS
• 2008 IBL All-Star • 2008 IBL Championship Game Co-MVP 2008 IBL Champion
2009 IBL All-Star 2011 AsiaBasket.com Syrian All-Import Team • 2013 IBL Champion
  2014 USBasket.com IBL Coach of the Year • 2014 IBL Champion

CAREER STATISTICS
Year Team G/GS FG FG% 3Pt 3Pt% FT FT% PTS Avg ORB DRB TR Avg PF AST TO BS ST
2002-03 Gonzaga (NCAA) 23/0 5/19 26.3 2/13 15.4 6/6 100. 18 0.8 4 14 18 0.8 5 4 7 2 2
2003-04 Dixie State (NJCAA) 28/25 97/203 47.8 25/77 32.5 62/88 70.5 281 10.0 55 147 202 7.2 70 54 59 16 15
2004-05 W Washington (NCAA2) 29/28 120/257 46.7 24/84 28.6 84/123 68.3 348 12.0 47 181 228 7.9 59 90 73 29 29
2005-06 W Washington (NCAA2) 30/30 143/286 50.0 43/101 42.6 114/147 77.6 443 14.8 46 195 241 8.0 80 105 103 26 28

NCAA Career

82/58 268/562 47.7 69/198 34.8 204/276 73.9 809 9.9 203 390 593 7.2 144 199 183 57 59
2006-07 Leeuwarden (Holland) Statistics Unavailable
2007 Everett (IBL) 5/0 9/25 36.0 4/10 40.0 5/10 50.0 27 5.4 12 15 27 5.4 11 7 2 1 4
2007-08 Dusseldorf (Germany) 30/14 83/200 41.5 38/121 31.4 52/68 76.5 256 8.5 30 115 145 4.8 81 61 47 10 25
2008 Bellingham (IBL) 16/2 114/247 46.2 45/115 39.1 75/98 76.5 348 21.8 47 116 163 10.2 48 75 56 16 17
2008-09 Guangdong (China) 23/1 77/157 49.0 14/50 28.0 43/60 71.7 211 9.2 30 63 93 4.0 35 41   4 22
2009 Bellingham (IBL) 19/19 144/303 47.5 47/123 38.2 113/135 83.7 448 23.6 37 173 210 11.1 42 86 70 14 19
2010 Otago (New Zealand) 18/18 135/333 40.5 46/154 29.9 96/145 66.2 412 22.9 27 94 121 6.7 39 73 75 3 23
2010 Bellingham (IBL) 5/0 11/40 27.5 2/14 14.3 5/6 83.3 29 5.8 12 19 31 6.2 7 11 8 3 4
2011 Meharda (Syria) Statistics Unavailable
2011 Bellingham (IBL) 4/0 17/47 36.2 4/21 19.0 16/23 69.6 54 13.5 7 27 34 8.5 4 18 5 1 4
2011-12 Al Jubail (Saudi Arabia) Statistics Unavailable
2014 Bellingham (IBL) 7/0 43/65 50.6 26/54 48.1 27/35 77.1 139 19.9 7 39 46 6.6 20 29 9 3 6