Matthew will be working with us at Champion’s Quest as a Volleyball/Strength and Conditioning Intern for the summer. Matthew grew up in La Mirada California and played multiple sports from a very young age before finally finding his home in volleyball. In volleyball he played as a middle blocker, outside hitter, and opposite. During his high school years he attended St. John Bosco High School in Bellflower, where he played on the varsity volleyball team his last two years. Outside of school he played for Highline volleyball club in Long Beach, who he now coaches for! During Matthew’s last year playing club volleyball before college, his team went on to win the gold medal at the Junior National’s Tournament. He was selected to be a part of the All Tournament Team. After high school Matthew went to California State University Long Beach while also playing volleyball for Long Beach City College. In 2012 his team at Long Beach City College won the volleyball State Championship.
Matthew is now a full time student at California State University Long Beach, studying in the Kinesiology department with an emphasis in Fitness. He is excited to start his Fitness studying at Champion’s Quest and is looking forward to passing down his knowledge to the future of sporting programs!