Tyler Papadinis begins his second season as a member of the MIT men's basketball coaching staff and his first as the associate head coach in 2016-2017.
Prior to joining the Engineers, Papadinis coached for seven seasons at the University of Massachusetts Boston. For the 2014-15 season he was promoted to Associate Head Men’s Basketball Coach and helped lead the Beacons to their best record in nine seasons.
Prior to his arrival at UMass Boston, Papadinis worked for the NBA’s New York Knicks. As a Basketball Operations Intern, Papadinis worked directly with players, coaches and staff members at the Knick’s training facility in Tarrytown, New York.
A 2007 Ithaca College graduate with a BS in sports management, Papadinis gained experience in collegiate athletics through Ithaca College and Cornell University’s athletic departments. He later received his MBA from UMass Boston in 2012. He currently works at Urban Science Academy in West Roxbury, Mass. and spends his summers working various basketball camps and clinics.