Matt is in his twenty-third year in District #196 and twentieth at Eastview High School. He currently serves in the role of Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Athletics. This position includes the supervision of the entire Athletic Department as well as the Business, Physical Education and Social Studies Departments, along with several learning teams. Outside of Eastview Matt has served on the MSHSL Why We Play faculty since 2010. He has presented on this topic to thousands of coaches, teachers, parents and students not only in his own district, but across the state of Minnesota. Most recently he spent time working with students and staff in Africa at the International School of Dakar, Senegal on similar topics focused around our greater purpose or our “why” as educators, students and human beings. Matt is married to his wife Robin, a middle school French teacher, and they have two daughters Katie and Emily. Matt has been a high school hockey and softball coach and today he enjoys coaching his daughters in their activities.