Ty is a 20-year leader with the Wagoneers 4-H Club. He has served as a project leader for swine, shotgun, and leathercraft projects; and assisted his wife, Tara, wo was an organizational leader. Ty believes it is important for kids to have an outlet that allows them to experience agriculture, and he sees 4-H as one way to help them stay connected to the ag industry. He is a former youth football and basketball coach, and served on the board for the Cardinal Community Academy charter school. He says that 4-H has made their family who they are and is part of their identity.