Field Evaluator/Instructor, Umpire Development
Email address: TFunneman@MiLB.com
Tyler joined the Minor League Baseball Umpire Development staff on a part-time basis in June 2012 and was hired full-time in December 2012. He works observing, instructing and evaluating Minor League Baseball umpires.
Before joining Umpire Development, Tyler umpired in the New York-Penn, Midwest, Florida State, Texas, Pacific Coast and Venezuela Winter Leagues. The Grays Lake, Ill., resident also earned invitations from Major League Baseball to work in the Arizona Fall League and Major League Spring Training.