Matthew holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Science and Performance Programming from Arizona State University and is a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) through the NSCA. Originally from Oregon, WI, Matthew worked as a personal trainer at ASU’s campus gym, volunteered with ASU Sports Performance, and completed an internship with EXOS. With ASU Sports Performance, he worked with the wrestling, women's basketball, women's triathlon, and gymnastics teams. At EXOS, he worked with the NFL Off Season, high school, and Phoenix Rising youth soccer groups. Matthew played baseball in high school and completed a 102-mile road bike race during college. These days, Matthew enjoys camping, hiking, and road tripping, as well as all types of chocolate. He has ridden a camel in the Sahara, gives his mom's dog lots of pets, listens to country music, and he is addicted to peanut butter.