Matt was a four year letterman at Franklin High School in Reisterstown, Maryland. He was a stand out on the mound earning all division, all metro, and all county honors his final two years at Franklin. Matt was also selected to the senior All Star Game at Camden Yards.
After high school, Matt went to college in South Carolina. After a year in South Carolina he transferred to Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio where he studied exercise science and kinesiology. While at Sinclair, the Tartan Pride were the OCCAC champions of 2007. During the Summers, while in college, Matt played in the Cal Ripken Sr. Collegiate League for the College Park Bombers and Major League sponsored Geneva Red Wings of the New York Collegiate League.
In 2008 Matt signed his first professional contract as a free agent. Matt was under contract with the following organizations during his career:
•Bay Area Toros (Continental League)
•Texarkana Gunslingers (Continental League)
•Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks (Northern League)
•Calgary Vipers (Golden League)
•Rio Grande Valley White Wings (United League)
•Joliet Slammers (Frontier League)
•Newark Bears (Atlantic League)
In September of 2009, Matt pitched in the European World Cup of professional baseball. He pitched for Slovenia against Italy in game one of the tournament. He was one of three American players on Slovenia's roster. The tournament was held in Austria, Italy and Switzerland.
Matt is a member of the Association of Professional Ball Players of America. The APBPA is based out of California. It's mission is to help former Minor and Major League players, coaches and scouts prepare for life after professional baseball. He is also a member of the Minor League Alumni Association and Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association.
Matt has coached in the MIAA for Boys' Latin, Loyola and St. Paul's serving as the varsity pitching coach at all three stops. He is currently the pitching coach for the CCBC Dundalk Lions.
Matt is a consultant nationwide to doctors, physical therapists, athletic trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, professional baseball teams/organizations and college baseball programs in relation to training pitchers and throwing athletes. Matt lectures extensively throughout the country on biomechanical efficiency and pitching mechanics.
Matt owns and operates The Baseball Warehouse. Matt opened The Baseball Warehouse in October of 2012 with the vision of assembling the best staff of former professional players and coaches in the area to provide private instruction, camps, coaching clinics, college placement, showcase events and competitive tournament teams for players throughout the state.