Matt grew up in the Ontario golf system and followed the pathway young golfers are on today. He played competitively in the bantam, juvenile, and junior divisions both provincially and nationally. After a successful junior career, he made the transition to collegiate golf and was awarded a scholarship to play at the University of Illinois. He played an integral role in changing the culture of the golf program and the number 1 ranking in the nation would follow. While at Illinois, Matt and his teammates won back to back big ten titles, as well as qualified for 3 straight national championships. Illinois has become an NCAA powerhouse, winning 7 of the last 8 big ten championships as well as having qualified for the national championship 10 straight years. This is the longest active streak in the NCAA.
Following Matt’s collegiate career, he quickly made the transition to professional golf. He played PGA Tour Canada for 3 years, and was named rookie of the year in 2011. Matt played professionally for a total of 6 years, where he travelled all over North America competing and living with many players currently on the PGA Tour. Also during this time, Matt was fortunate to work with the best coaches in the world which was instrumental in developing the blueprint for his coaching style today.
Having actual field experience playing , training, and competing against PGA Tour players has given Matt tremendous insight and skills that are very unique. For the last 12 plus years he has been learning from the best and it is now time to give all of the knowledge back to aspiring young athletes in Ontario. Matt possesses great leadership and communication skills allowing him to relate to any athlete, no matter their skill level. He is looking forward to this next chapter and creating a special atmosphere for juniors to develop as both players and people.