Matt graduated from AUT in 2018 with a Bachelor of Health Science majoring in Physiotherapy. Through his studies, Matt has developed a strong interest in sports related injuries and an exercise based approach to rehabilitation. Having also had clinical placements on trauma orthopaedic wards at Auckland Hospital and musculoskeletal outpatient clinics, he also has a particular interest in pre and post-surgical physiotherapy.
In his spare time, you can catch Matt on the tennis court or playing hockey. He has played these sports right from a young age and has also played cricket, golf and football.
Matt is also a nationally graded hockey umpire, having umpired up to junior international level and at various Black Sticks camps. His umpiring career highlights so far include umpiring Junior Black Sticks vs Korea U21 Men and recently the final at NZ National U18 tournament.