Ty Schoffstall enters his second season as the assistant coach for the VMI wrestling program. He helped the Keydets finish fourth in the Southern Conference regular-season in 2018-19 with a 3-3 record, the program's best mark since 2006-07.
Schoffstall comes to the Institute by way of Edinboro University where he was a two-time NCAA Tournament qualifier as a member of the Fighting Scots wrestling team from 2015-18. Named a team captain as a senior, he earned runner-up status at 174 pounds at the Eastern Wrestling League Championship in March. As a junior in 2017, Schoffstall earned an individual EWL title at 174 pounds to help his team to the league title. He also earned an individual championship for the weight class at the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference Championship and helped the Fighting Scots to the team title that season.
Ty also played an important role at Edinboro wrestling camps, serving as a counselor as he taught high school grapplers various techniques and how to properly train for the sport.
He earned a bachelor of arts in health with a focus on physical education from Edinboro in May.