Mat recently just finished up as Rehabilitation Coordinator for the North Melbourne FC. Before working in rehab, Matthew was the strength & conditioning coach & High-performance manager of the VFL program and worked at Collingwood as an S&C in the VFL & AFL program.

Topics we discussed:

  • His shift from going to be a physio to physical preparation 
  • How he started at Collingwood FC while having his degree
  • Mentors and people who helped him in his career
  • Key relationships within the program for a rehab coordinator role 
  • Methods to build resilience for developing footballers
  • Fave inspirational quote or life motto

People mentioned:

  • Daniel Jones
  • Martyn Girvan
  • Ben Shipperd
  • Dean Filopolous 
  • Josh Humphries
  • Dan Meehan
  • Jona Segal
  • Dave Sobey
  • Alex Moore
  • Dan Pfaff
  • Stu Mcmillion
  • Matt Turnbull
  • Kobe Bryant 
  • Craig Purdham


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