Durham, NC , United States
Matt is a Sports Performance and Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist for Duke Sports Performance at Duke’s Sports Sciences Institute.
Backed by Duke’s renowned sports physicians, Matt's plans are comprehensive yet adaptable to athlete needs. He measures Vo2 Max / Lactate Threshold, incorporates apps / wearables, and collaborates with other coaches.
For 20 years, Matt has trained athletes from elites to beginners - plus those with orthopaedic metabolic and/or cardiovascular challenges.
Matt holds a MS degree in Exercise Science with concentrations in Performance Enhancement, Injury Prevention, & Rehabilitation Science from California University of Pennsylvania. He has a BS degree in Human Nutrition, Foods, & Exercise from Virginia Tech.
Matt has completed over 15 certifications in performance, rehabilitation, and nutrition. The most notable are:
American College of Sports Medicine:
National Academy of Sports Medicine:
American Heart Association:
National Diabetes Prevention Program Certified Lifestyle Coach
Matt has completed over 1200 hours of clinical training in Cardiology, Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, Oncology, Pulmonary, and Neurology. He also has had the fortunate opportunity to work in healthcare operations and marketing in the areas of urgent care, primary care, rehabilitation, and specialty care.
Matt started running at the age of 10, completed his first triathlon at 16, and was a member of a AAA high school state champion cross country team. He raced competitively for the Virginia Tech Cycling Team. He also co-founded the Virginia Tech Triathlon Team.
Today, Matt races for the Grasshopper and Triangle Triathlon Clubs. He is an ‘All-World-Athlete’ Ironman Triathlete and a 3-time Boston Marathon qualifier.