Tyler Jackson joined the Liberty baseball staff in August of 2020. Jackson will assist in all aspects of the Flames program and is responsible for Liberty's Elite Prospect Camps.
Jackson comes to Liberty after six years at North Greenville. The Bishopville, S.C., native served as the Crusaders' hitting coach during his tenure. Under his guidance, North Greenville showed vast improvement at the plate. The Crusaders averaged .306 team batting average over his final four seasons at North Greenville, compared to the team's .236 team batting average prior to his arrival in 2014.
During his time with the Crusaders, North Greenville captured back-to-back Conference Carolinas championships in 2018-19. In addition, Jackson saw several players under his guidance go on to play professionally, including Major League draftees Clark Scolamiero (2017), Connor Grant (2018), John Jones (2018) and Utah Jones (2019).
Jackson began his coaching career at College of Charleston as an undergraduate assistant for his alma mater in 2014. That season, the Cougars posted a 44-19 record and won the Colonial Athletic Association title. College of Charleston then won the NCAA Gainesville Regional to advance to the NCAA Lubbock Super Regionals.
An infielder during his playing days, Jackson spent two seasons at Spartanburg Methodist (2010-11), before transferring to the College of Charleston for his final two seasons (2012-13). He earned all-region first team honors in each of his two seasons at Spartanburg Methodist and was part of College of Charleston's NCAA Regional team in 2012. Jackson graduated from the College of Charleston with a bachelor's degree in public health in 2014.