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Phoenix, AZ – December 17, 2018 – SAGU American Indian College Athletic Director Paul LaBate announced the hiring of Tylon Wilson to lead the inaugural season of Lady Warrior Basketball.

Coach Wilson has coached competitive basketball for over 20 years, and has built West Phoenix High School into the Perennial powerhouse it has become over the past 8 seasons. In addition to leading West Phoenix to 6 straight playoff berths and a state championship appearance coach Wilson has a 96% graduation rate with his student athletes. While serving as the head varsity basketball coach he is also a City of Phoenix police officer and a veteran of the US Navy. Coach Wilson is the parent of 4 children Isaac, Ayanna, Zaria, and Xavien. Amongst his passion for coaching he is also a member of the board of directors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of the East Valley and the CEO of The Tymar Foundation, which is a homeless veteran rehabilitation program. Coach Wilson looks forward to this next chapter as the Head Women’s Basketball Coach for SAGU American Indian College.

LaBate had this to say “We got a good one today. I have had the pleasure to work with Ty on a professional level and have known him on a personal level for almost ten years. American Indian College is getting an experienced, winning coach who does things the right way. We are blessed to have him!”

Go Warriors!!!

SAGU American Indian College is located in Phoenix, AZ and is a Private Christian College that competes in the NCCAA.

Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) American Indian College (AIC) is the nation’s only private Christian college serving primarily Native American students. Established in 1957, AIC now serves nearly 25 tribes as well as other ethnicities.


Southwestern Assemblies of God University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Southwestern Assemblies of God University.