Team: 10U, 11U, 12U, and 13U Monarchs
Position: Strategic Strength and Conditioning Coach
Occupation: Risk Management for the City of Cape Coral
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 239-994-3580
Baseball Experience: Matt was raised playing baseball in Naples, FL. He primarily played pitcher, catcher, third base, and left field over the course of his career. Matt had the opportunity to pitch in college, but suffered a rotator cuff injury his Senior year of High School. Matt has continued his love for the game by coaching youth baseball and football teams in SWFL over the past 15 years.
Coaching: Matt will provide the team with a Strategic Strength and Conditioning program to help our youth players avoid future injuries, while also building each players performance, strength and confidence on the field.
Background: Matt was born and raised in Naples, FL, at age 20 Matt joined the Us Army as a Chemical Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive specialist and later transitioned into a Comat Engineer. Matt was stationed in Missouri, Korea, Iraq, Texas, Washington, and Florida. Matt and his wife Amber have 5 children all of which are involved with sports year-round.
School: Matt received his Bachelors of Science in Emergency Management from the University of Maryland and a Masters of Public Administration from Clemson University. Matt is also a Master Fitness Trainer.
Awards: Bronze Star, Letter of Recognition from Senator Marco Rubio, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Accommodation Medal (2), Army Achievement Medal (3), Good Conduct Medal (4), Overseas Service Ribbon(3), Noncommissioned Officer Development Ribbon (2), Korean Service Defense Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, National Service Defense Ribbon, Iraq Campaign Medal, Drivers Safety Badge, Certificate of Achievement (3), Certificate of Appreciation, Best Warrior Champion of the Year 2012, Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year 2012 and Soldier of the Year 2004.