Tyler Shumate joined the Virginia football development and performance staff in January of 2018. Prior to coming to UVA, he spent two years as a member of the conditioning staff at Arizona State where he served as a graduate assistant. He assisted the Sun Devil football, ice hockey, track and field, volleyball and gymnastics teams.Shumate graduated from Mount Union with a degree in kinesiology and exercise science in 2016. He was a member of the Raiders’ track and field program, competing in the weight events. In 2016 he competed at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships in the hammer.
Shumate is a native of Wapakoneta, Ohio.