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Head Coach Tyler Mendezona or “Coach Mendo” is the physical education teacher for grades 5 – 8 and also coaches the Bear Creek’s boys varsity basketball team. Tyler attended and played basketball at Northwest University from 2009 to 2012 where he helped lead his basketball team to two straight NAIA National Tournaments, making it all the way to the Elite-8 his senior year. Prior to Bear Creek, Coach Mendo was a JV/varsity assistant coach at Eastside Catholic High School and King’s High School. Tyler has also served as the lead trainer, coach, and camp director for the Quick Handle Basketball program. Tyler has led the Grizzlies to four Bi-District play-off appearances and continues to use his gifts God has given him to develop and transform the lives of our student-athletes. Tyler's and his wife Alexa have two daughters, Jayce and Taylor.