Pittsburgh Penguins Elite 2005 Team
Prior to joining the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex as the Executive Director and General Manager, Matt played parts of four seasons in the National Hockey League. He attended the University of Michigan where he was a two sport athlete and was drafted by the Atlanta Braves (MLB) and the Washington Capitals (NHL). Matt was part of Michigan’s hockey program that made four straight Frozen Four appearances, including two national titles (1996, 1998).
Most recently, Matt was a regional manager for USA Hockey’s American Development Model in the Atlantic District. He also has served on the coaching staff for several U.S. teams that have completed internationally, including the head coach of the U.S. Under-18 Select Team that played in the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament.