Wade Lytal is working in his second consecutive season as the Tigers offensive coordinator, offensive line coach, and academic success coordinator. He returned to his alma mater prior to the start of the 2018 campaign and is in his fourth overall season on the Trinity staff.
In the 2018 season, seven Tiger players received All-Southern Athletic Association Offense accolades. Trinity was ranked 17th in the NCAA Division III passing efficiency category with a 159.45 mark.
Coach Lytal earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity in December 2009. He was a standout offensive guard and tackle for the Tigers from 2005-2008 and was elected to the All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference First Team his final two seasons. Coach Lytal also received D3football.com All-South Region Third Team honors in 2007 and Second Team recognition in 2008.
He was a student assistant coach for the Tigers offensive line in 2009, while completing his undergraduate degree in composite social studies. Coach Lytal was the O-Line coach in the 2010 season while earning a Master of Education degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He received his master’s degree in 2012 from UTSA.
Coach Lytal was the offensive line coach, and assistant track & field coach at Houston (TX) Memorial High School - his high school alma mater - from 2015-2018.
He was an assistant football coach at Illinois College from 2011-2015, with the multiple roles of offensive coordinator, offensive line coach, and recruiting coordinator. The football team earned an NCAA Division III playoff berth in 2011, and the Blueboys won the Midwest Conference South Division title in 2014. Illinois College was ranked 13th nationally that season in total offense and 27th in scoring offense. The team held a #7 ranking in 2012 in the scoring offense category.
Coach Lytal and his wife, Malorie, have two young daughters, Kellyanne and Emmalynn.
Twitter Handle: @CoachLytal
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