Matt was born in Washington, DC and grew up in Bowie, Maryland playing for the renowned Free State Soccer Alliance (now Maryland United FC). He also played for the Bowie High School soccer program, collecting back to back Big School State Championships his Junior and Senior years while the team finished undefeated and top 5 nationally ranked by the NSCAA, USA Today and Gatorade both years. Matt also excelled at Basketball and Baseball, collecting All-State Honors in the latter. Matt and his family have called Northwest Ohio for 30 years. Matt served as a Senior Staff Coach at Metro FC Toledo for seven years and was acting Club President for two of those years and spent the last two years as Northwest Ohio FCA Coach and Director of Soccer Operations. Beyond that Matt currently holds both USSF D & E Licenses. Matt also is a certified Grade 8 USSF Soccer Referee. Matt and his family are super excited to join the GTFC family & the creation of the GTFC West branch and are looking forward to tremendous things to come.