After receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training from Azusa Pacific University, Matt joined the Sports Medicine staff in 2009 as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer assigned to the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field programs. As a Graudate Assistant, Matt was primarily responsible for assisting in the medical care of both programs, while providing direct medical oversight to the Cross Country program. During his clinical development, he was responsible for coordinating all medical aspects of the annual Cross Country invite, as well as assisting in the day to day operations of the main athletic training facility. Due to his continued growth and willingness to learn and help others, Matt was selected as the 2011 Stanford Sports Medicine Cardinal Award as the Most Improved Graduate Assisstant.
While displaying trememdous leadership in these areas, Matt was appointed Fellow Athletic Trainer after receiving his Master’s Degree from San Jose State University. As part of the inaugural class in 2011, Matt assumed the role of the primary athletic trainer for both Cross Country and Track and Field programs. He also provides mentorship to current Graduate Assistants, and assists with supply and inventory, of the main athletic training facility.
- Assistant Athletic Trainer, Stanford University (2012-Present)
- Fellow Athletic Trainer, Stanford University (2011-2012)
- Graduate Assistant Athletic Tainer, Stanford University (2009-2011)
- Athletic Training Student – Azusa Pacific University (2005-2009)
Prior to his time at Stanford Matt worked with Football and Women’s Volleyball as an Athletic Training Student within the CAATE ATEP at Azusa Pacific University. His administrative responsibilities included assisting with supply and inventory of main athletic training room. He also assisted with management of OTC medication supply and inventory.
Matt is interested in research regarding the prevention of stress fractures and chronic soft tissue injuries. He is also interested in research related to regional interdependence and soft tissue dysfunction.