Birthplace: Fairfax, Va.
Hometown: Springfield, Va.
Current Residence: Springfield, Va.
Club Affiliation: USRowing Training Center – Princeton
Began Rowing: 2004, West Springfield High School
Date of Birth: 1/13/89
High School: West Springfield High School, Springfield, Va.
Undergraduate Education: University of Virginia, Systems and Information Engineering, 2011
Training Location: Princeton, N.J.
Current Coach: Luke McGee
National Teams: Three – 2014-16, Senior
International Results: Finished fourth in the four at the 2016 World Rowing Cup II...Won gold in the four at the 2016 World Rowing Cup I...Finished seventh in the eight at the 2015 World Rowing Championships…Won bronze in the eight at the 2015 World Rowing Cup 2…Finished fourth in the eight at the 2014 World Rowing Championships…Won gold in the eight at the 2014 World Rowing Cup 2…Finished eighth in the quadruple sculls at the 2013 World Rowing Cup 3.
National Results: Finished second in the pair at the 2016 National Selection Regatta I . . . Won the pair at 2015 National Selection Regatta 1...Finished third in the pair at 2014 National Selection Regatta 2...Finished second in the pair at 2014 National Selection Regatta 1...Won the men's double sculls at the 2013 National Selection Regatta 2.
Personal: Matt enjoys playing video games and coaching high school sculling ... Includes his favorite rowing moment as winning the eight at World Cup II in 2014 ... Most influential coaches are Frank Biller and Reilly Dampeer.