Elisabeth Tyzo-DePaulis is in her 10th year as an assistant coach for the University of Michigan cheer team. She was part of the coaching staff that helped guide U-M to back-to-back National Cheerleaders Association national championships in 2013 and 2014. Included among her other coaching achievements are several top-five finishes at NCA Nationals.
Tyzo-DePaulis is American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Advisors (AACCA) safety and CPR/First Aid certified, as well as credentialed through United States All Star Federation (USASF). She is a Michigan High School Athletic Association safety judge and has judged regional and state competitions throughout Michigan.
Before she began coaching, Tyzo-DePaulis attended U-M and was a part of the cheer team from 2002-2005. In 2004, she helped her team to a sixth-place finish at nationals. She earned her undergraduate degree and M.A. in education from Michigan. She is a high school English teacher in Westland and lives in South Lyon with her husband Dan.