Coach Matthew

How do you inspire kids to a lifelong of sport?
Become the role model they need and friend they want.

If you could be any superhero who would you be and why?
Spider-Man for his positive attitude and the most fun powers leaping, swinging, and moving around! Ultimate flow-state.

What is your Favourite Quote?
“It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.” – Socrates

What is your best childhood memory of playing sport?
Seeing my friends improve and realising we’re both getting better at something, helping each other achieve that improvement.

What’s the first job you dreamed of having as a kid?
Working musician in a punk band.

When you’re not working, how do you like to spend your time?
Lifting, cooking, gaming, writing.

Which Sporting Icon did you always impersonate in the backyard and why?
Ronnie Coleman; he has the best attitude and quotes held in the frame of a gentle giant.

Why do you enjoy working with children?
Knowing you’ve had an impact on someone’s life in a highly developmental stage is extremely rewarding and feels like preparation towards the kind of father I aspire to be in the future.