Coach Matt brings over 15 years of club soccer coaching experience to Beach FC as he enters his second year with the club. This year Coach Matt has been assigned to work with the 2007 and 2005 Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) teams to help continue the growth of the club at Beach FC.
He began his career at Atletico Santa Rosa, under the tutelage of Messias dos Santos, current Director of Coaching for ASR which is recognized for the development of Jonathan Gonzalez, current Team Soccer Player for C.F. Monterrey and Mexico National Team.
Coach Matt currently works as an Assistant at Cerritos College under Benjamin Artiaga. Cerritos College won the CCCAA National and State Title for Men’s Soccer in 2018. Coach Matt is also the Head Coach at St. Anthony’s High school in Long Beach, CA.
Coach Matt currently holds his USSF National “D” License and will be attending the National “C” License in December to continue his coaching education. Matt prides himself and his trainings off of organization and the ability to see both individual and team growth throughout a year. Coach Matt considers his move to Southern California and the opportunity to work for Beach FC as his best career move yet. He is thankful for the opportunity he has been given by the club to work within the ECNL program and other great coaches within the club.
Beach FC is one of the most professional youth clubs I have ever been apart of, the facilities are amazing and the ability to work with other great coaches and learn from them succeeds anything I have ever been apart of. I am so fortunate to call Beach FC my home. I look forward to growing within the club and continuing to see players and families enjoy the soccer club experience.
Matt resides in La Mirada with his wife Coryn and dog, Sydney.