Kyle Myers joined the North Dakota coaching staff in 2009 as a defensive assistant coach and returned in 2011 to coach the outside linebackers. Myers was elevated this past spring to full-time status and will coach the defensive line in 2013.
In 2012, Myers outside linebackers accounted for nine sacks, including a team-high 4.5 from junior Dominique Bennett. The unit also racked up 14 tackles for a loss.
Before rejoining the UND staff, Myers spent one season at Northland Community College where he coordinated a defense that set school records with 23 interceptions, five defensive touchdowns and 120 tackles for loss. He was also the recruiting and special teams coordinator for the Pioneers.
A native of Palmyra, N.J., Myers received a bachelor's degree in sports and recreation management from Minnesota, Crookston, where he spent the 2010 season as an assistant coach working specifically with the cornerbacks.
Myers played three years (2007-09) with the Golden Eagles. He was a two-year starter at linebacker and also saw time at running back, fullback, kicker and short snapper. He captained the 2009 squad and was voted Best Leader by his teammates. That same year, he was selected to play in the All-American Bowl.
Following graduation from Palmyra High School in 2004, Myers worked with his former team as the junior varsity defensive coordinator and also worked with the varsity running backs and linebackers.
Myers was also the assistant strength coach at Palmyra from 2005-06.
Myers currently resides in Crookston with his wife, Olivia, and their son, Jordan.
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