Matt's primary goal is to impact every athletes life that he encounters in a positive, fun, and educational manner. Having trained alongside numerous professionals over the past 13 years, Matt has developed an extreme passion for strength and conditioning. By helping people see the value in a quality training program, he knows first-hand how valuable consistent hard work can be. His background in strength and conditioning dates back to his days in his hometown of Ottawa, Ontario (Canada) where Matt worked alongside former NFL kicker Dean Dorsey and former CFL player/professional wrestler Glen Kulka. Matt is a certified functional strength coach (CFSC) through the Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning (MBSC) training facility in Massachusetts.
Matt grew up and played minor hockey in Kanata, Ontario for the Kanata Blazers organization. In junior, he played in the CCHL (Nepean Raiders) and CCHL2 (Richmond Royals) for 5 years, captaining his team in 2012-13. In the summer of 2013 Matt committed to attend Rochester College (now University) and be a part on the first season of the schools hockey program. Graduating in 2017 with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (Sports Management), Matt is the programs all-time leading scorer (131-58-80-138) and continued his playing career after Rochester for one season in the Federal Hockey League with the Mentor Ice Breakers (Ohio). Matt has been training hockey players as a skill development coach since 2016 and is now a Certified Functional Strength Coach. Matt wants to use his knowledge and expertise to help everyone from young hockey players to professionals improve their performance through the use of functional training.