Tyler Maland leads strategy and execution on all programs and communications for the Concussion Legacy Foundation. During his six years at CLF, Tyler has played a key role in building programs focused on creating safer sports for children, accelerating CTE research on athletes and military Veterans, serving patients and families who are suffering from the effects of brain trauma, and expanding concussion and CTE research globally.
Tyler joined the CLF team in 2015 after three years working in the front office of the New York Mets. While with the Mets, Tyler held various roles in marketing and communications, including most recently serving as Coordinator, Marketing and Social Media. He helped manage the Mets website, social media platforms and email database marketing, and also oversaw the Mr. Met’s Kids Club.
Prior to his work in Major League Baseball, Tyler spent a year working as a media relations assistant in the Arkansas Razorbacks athletic department, where he worked directly with the men’s basketball, women’s swimming and diving, football, baseball and softball teams. He spent two summers during college interning for the Orleans Firebirds of the Cape Cod Baseball League, where he managed the team’s website and social media accounts and also served as broadcaster.
A native of Vermont, Tyler graduated from Vassar College in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in English. While at Vassar, he worked for four years in the Sports Information department and was co-captain of the varsity basketball team. Tyler lives outside Boston, MA with his wife, Johanna.