Degrees and Certifications:
M.T. Tyeskie, M.Ed., RAA, TAAC
Assistant Director of Athletics
Area of Responsibility: Basketball, Swimming, Transportation, NFHS Network, Leaders In Training
Years of Experience: 21
NIAAA: Registered Athletic Administrator
THSADA: Texas Athletic Administrator Certificate
Collegiate Alma Mater:
Peru State College, B.S. Criminal Justice Administration
North Central University, Master's Educational Leadership
M.T. Tyeskie begins his 21st year in education and fifth year in central administration. Before his current position as assistant director of athletics with Dallas ISD, Tyeskie spent seven years as the athletic coordinator and head football coach at Emmett J. Conrad High School. During his tenure at Conrad, he assisted 42 student-athletes in obtaining college athletic scholarships. Tyeskie was also recognized by the department of athletics as the district's 2013-2014 athletic coordinator of the year.
Tyeskie is a product of Dallas ISD, graduating from Lincoln High School, where he excelled in football, baseball, track and field and golf. Tyeskie received an athletic scholarship to Louisiana Tech University, where he played quarterback for the Bulldogs. He was also part of the 2001 Western Athletic Conference Championship for the Bulldogs. During his time at Louisiana Tech, Tyeskie was a member of the Players Council and the Western Athletic Conference All-Academic Team, maintaining a 3.5 GPA.
Tyeskie earned his bachelor's degree from Peru State College in 2010, and later earned his master’s degree in educational leadership from North Central University, graduating with a 3.91 GPA. He also attended Lamar University for their principal’s certification program.
Tyeskie is also one of the organizing members of Texas Alliance of Black School Educators (TABSE) Aspiring Athletic Directors/Head Football Coaches professional development.
Tyeskie started his coaching career at Molina High School, where he mentored quarterbacks. From Molina, he went on to serve as quarterbacks’ coach at Skyline High School. During his career, Tyeskie also was the offensive coordinator and quarterback coach at Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and Lincoln, as well as the defensive coordinator at North Dallas High School.
Tyeskie wants to ensure that each student athlete is college and career-ready while creating an atmosphere where excellence is the standard. Tyeskie is big on building lifelong relationships with his student-athletes and wants to ensure that every student-athlete can face adversity with persistence and high character.
Tyeskie is married to the former Donielle Edwards, a Dallas ISD product of Carter High School and current Instructional Specialist for Dallas ISD P-TECH and Early College Programs. The couple has a 13-year-old daughter Ayani, who attends D.A. Hulcy STEAM Middle School in Dallas ISD.