PROFILEName: Tyler Latu’ilaD.O.B.: 4th November 1993Place of Residence: Auckland, New ZealandBorn in Wollongong, south of Sydney, Australia and moving toAuckland, New Zealand in 2003 just before his 10th birthday,Tyler is proud to call New Zealand his home and even moreproud to represent New Zealand in Volleyball.Tyler has always been athletic, he grew up playing soccer andparticipated in Athletics (track and field). Introduced toVolleyball in High School, Tyler’s direction changed. His focusbecame, and still is, Volleyball. Motivated and driven, he givesevery spare minute to the game.Tyler has seen many successes and received a number ofprestigious awards due to his determination, commitment andoutstanding talent and athletic ability.Recognised as a remarkable sportsman, Tyler been selected torepresent New Zealand, this year in the South East Asian Men’sVolleyball Championship in Yangon, Myanmar in August 2012.
TEAMS• One Tree Hill College (OTHC) Premier Team – 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012• OTHC Junior Team – 2007 & 2008• Sparta Men’s Volleyball Club – 2008 to current• Counties Manukau under 19’s – 2009 & 2010• New Zealand under 21 men’s - 2011 & 2012• Auckland Secondary Schools Senior – 2011 & 2012• Auckland Secondary Schools Junior – 2008• Beach Volleyball – Social• Coach – OTHC Girls Junior Team 2010 - Current (Led team to win runners up, from second last, at Auckland Secondary schools competition and 12th in the North Island Championships)
AWARDS & RECOGNITION• New Zealand U/21 Volleyball Team Representative 2011 & 2012 Selected to represent New Zealand for the second year in a row Currently training for the Southeast Asian Championships to be held in August 2012• Dux Ludorum of One Tree Hill College 2011 The most prestigious award in schools, given for outstanding contribution to sport• Sports Captain of One Tree Hill College 2011 A leadership role which requiring to present and speak at assemblies, as well as organising sporting events and teams around the college• Schools Coach of the Year Award 2011• Nominated for ASB Junior Sportsperson of the Year 2011 To reward and recognise students who have performed with distinction in the regular senior secondary school sports competition organised through College Sport• AUT UNIVERSITY - SHINE Athlete Student Standout Award 2010 Recognising excellence• Best Players - NZ Secondary Schools Nationals Tournament Team 2012• Best Players - Auckland Secondary Schools Tournament Team 2011 & 2012• MVP – One Tree Hill College Premier Team 2010 & 2011
Top Sports Students Honoured at One Tree Hill College DUX LUDORUMOne Tree Hill College sporting stars, Johanna Sua and Tyler Latuila have beenrecognised for reaching the highest levels in their respective sporting arenas.Both students were also recently honoured by the college and announced asDux Ludorums for 2011.Tyler has been the colleges sports captain and leader of the senior boysvolleyball team. This year he has been a key member of the New ZealandUnder 19 Volleyball Team.http://onetreehillcollege.school.nz/news/articles/details/top-sports-students-honoured-at-.html
Australian Junior Volleyball Championships 2011 Represented New Zealand in under 21’s Mens
Trans Tasman Volleyball Series 2011 Represented New Zealand in under 21’s Mens
AUT UNIVERSITY - SHINE Athlete Student Standout Award 2010 WINNERThe SHINE Awards are about recognising excellence and the night involved presenting the following awards; Athlete Standout Award, Best Communicator Award, Best Presenter Award, NZ Representative Award and Athlete of the Year Award
Tyler Latu’ila’s YouTube Volleyball Highlights Reel Click YouTube link below to watchhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6s4Hl2X-Vw
New Zealand Junior Men’s Volleyball Team 2012 Please Help Tyler Represent New Zealand in MyanmarVolleyball New Zealand does not receivefunding so Tyler needs to raise the funds torepresent New Zealand in Myanmar in August2012.The cost to Tyler is $3500 NZD and we areasking for financial support to help send Tylerto Myanmar.Any amount of financial assistance to help Tylermake this trip a reality will be greatlyappreciated.Advertising and promotional material, whichcan be displayed at local & international events& online, as return on investment is welcome.To support Tyler please contact Kristie Kiame: firstname.lastname@example.org: +61 414 998 743
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