Ty played in the USHL for the Omaha Lancers before playing Division 1 hockey for Boston College and assisting in helping with a National Championship. After graduating he played 6 years of professional hockey before working for USA Hockey as a Regional Manager.
Ty is currently the Skills Coach for the NHL Pittsburgh Penguins. The Penguins have won 2 Stanley Cup Championships with Ty Hennes on staff.
Ty is a former Sno-King Player and returns to the area frequently to visit his family