Coach Tyrel Detweiler
Head Coach Tyrel Detweiler
Doctor of Chiropractic
Masters of Science, Sports Rehab
NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Meet Coach Tyrel Detweiler, the owner and head coach of The OH Line Academy. Coach Detweiler brings a wealth of knowledge with 8 years experience in college football and 7 years experience in high school football.
Coach Detweiler earned All-State honors as a senior, All-Conference honors as a junior and senior, All-District honors as a junior and senior and was selected to participate in Iowa Shrine Bowl following senior season. He was also a standout in other sports, lettering in basketball and track and field.
Coach Detweiler's passion for mentoring and coaching young offensive and defensive linemen led him to establish The OH Line Academy in 2019. With a goal of providing comprehensive support and mentorship to developing offensive and defensive linemen, Coach Detweiler is focused on providing the best training atmosphere possible for athletes in Columbus and Central Ohio.
In addition to his football knowledge, Coach Detweiler is a licensed chiropractor in the State of Ohio. In 2015, he graduated with a Doctorate of Chiropractic from Logan University in Saint Louis, MO. He also completed an internship with MIZZOU Sports Medicine, earned a Masters Degree in Sports Rehabilitation, and was the official Team Chiropractor for all Varsity Sports at The University of Memphis from 2015 - 2018.
Leading with Experience
The University of Iowa
Williamsburg High School
As a player, Coach Detweiler was an offensive guard at the University of Iowa. During his time at Iowa, the Hawkeyes achieved great success, including winning a 2009 Outback Bowl Championship and a 2010 Orange Bowl Championship, finishing the 2009-2010 season ranked 7th in the nation.
Tyrel began his coaching career as a volunteer offensive line coach, helping his Alma Mater to multiple success seasons including a State Semi-Finals appearance in 2012. In addition, Tyrel began private training with his first athlete - his own brother, Jordan Detweiler. They started training in their parents backyard from Jordan's sophomore year through senior year. Jordan went on to earn a scholarship to play at Western Illinois where he was a three year starter for the Leathernecks.
2014 - 2015
MIZZOU Sports Medicine team
While in chiropractic school, Tyrel completed an internship with MIZZOU Sports Medicine, provding chiropractic and rehabilitative care to athletes of all sports at MIZZOU.
2015 - 2018
University of Memphis
After completing his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree at Logan University, Tyrel completed his Masters Degree in Sports Rehabilitation and became the team chiropractor for all varsity sports at the University Of Memphis. During these seasons, Tyrel was closely involved with Tigers Football including the 2017 AAC West Championship season in which the Tigers finishing with 10-3.
Coach Zack Cicero
Coach Zack Cicero, joined The OH Line Academy as a Defensive Line coach in 2023. A native of Youngstown, Ohio, Zack grew up surrounded by tough, hardworking, blue-collar people, which helped mold his dedication to improvement in the game of football at a young age.
Everything earned, nothing given, Zack was a standout defensive end earning all-Northeast Ohio and Jack Arvin All-Star honors.
Following high school, Zack was a student-athlete at Ohio State and played Defensive End under legendary Coach Larry Johnson. It is here, where Zack attributes his growth as an athlete and eventually coach - soaking up as much knowledge as possible from a program that has produced numerous All-Americans and NFL Draft picks at the defensive line position.
Following his career at Ohio State, and constantly obsessed with the art of pass-rush and playing d-line, Zack became a high school coach. He got his first experience coaching in high school as a volunteer coach at Westerville Central High School and immediately fell in love with the process of developing and mentoring young athletes. Within a few months, he was hired as the defensive line coach and began his coaching career.
It was also during this time that Zack also discovered his passion for personalized coaching. After practice and in the off-season he would privately work with teammates and other players to improve their skills and get additional work in.
Coach Zack’s training philosophy centers on building toughness, leadership, and commitment to constant improvement to not only become a dominant player and leader on the field but also a dominant player and leader in the game of life.