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Tyson Malik is starting his sixth season as the Head Coach at Jackson State Community College. In his first five years as a head coach, Malik has accumulated a record of 162-96. In those five years, he has had 47 players go on to 4-year universities. In three of those years, his teams have finished in the top 5 in the nation in home runs. In those same three years, the team has led the conference in HR’s, SLG%, and OPS.
Malik spent his first four years as an Assistant Coach for Athletic Director, Steve Cornelison. In his four years as an assistant, Malik was the Recruiting Coordinator, instructed all position players, was in charge of hitting, and coached third base. Offensively, Malik helped lead the Generals to a .351 batting average, which led the conference and was fifth in the nation in 2012.
Malik came to Jackson State from Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham, Alabama, where as an assistant coach for Jefferson State, he helped them to a 38-19 season and a spot in the NJCAA Region 22 Championship Tournament.
After playing for Seminole Community College, Malik moved on to pursue his Bachelor's degree in Sport Management at the University of Florida in 2005. He received his Master's degree in Physical Education at the University of Central Florida in 2007.
Tyson is 35, and he resides in Milan with his wife, Katherine, and his two kids, Ryne and Jaxon.