Ohio State University
Matt took over as the lacrosse head coach at St. Francis DeSales in 2005. His lacrosse coaching career began in 2000 at his alma mater, Dublin Coffman where he was head defensive coordinator for five seasons that included 2 final four appearances. Since leaving Coffman, Matt has been with the DeSales Family ever since.
Matt is native to Columbus and graduated from Dublin Coffman High School in 1996. While at Coffman, Matt was a captain his senior year playing close defense and finished his high school career playing in the All-Ohio Senior All-Star game. He went on to play long stick midfield for The Ohio State University, winning a conference championship with the Buckeyes in 1999.
Since 2000, Matt has been playing with the Columbus Lacrosse Club, winning championship titles in 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006 and 2011. He has also played internationally for Team UK Lacrosse, winning European championships in Amsterdam in 2003 and London in 2004. In 2011 and 2012, Matt was named the US Lacrosse Central Ohio Coach of the Year and the OHSLA Division 2 Coach of the Year. Matt was also recognized as the OHSLA Coach of the Year in 2013.