Joining the COE family full-time in July 2014, Matt has worked as an experiential educator since the late 90’s. He holds a current ACCT Challenge Course Manager Certification and is an Alum of the Recreation and Leisure Studies Department at nearby SUNY Cortland (BS and MS). Matt has been part of the COE community in the past. During the summers of 2011 and 2012 he held the Summer Lead Facilitator position for CTLC. In summer 2013, he began work at Syracuse University as the coordinator of their newly built challenge course. There, he helped build SU’s program and facilitator staff until his return to Cornell. A local to this area, Matt enjoys playing/ seeing live music and spending quality time with his wife Rebecca and their dog, Sierra.