Ignite Sport


Leadership Team & Youth Development Coordinator

Matt has worked at Ignite Sport as a Youth Development Coordinator since 2014. He currently coordinates the youth development programmes at Naenae College, Heretaunga College and Hutt Valley High School.

Matt loves sport, coaching and making a difference in young people’s lives. He has always wanted to be a positive influence in his local community, making his role at Ignite Sport a dream. He is currently coaching football and basketball.

Matt has a Diploma in Exercise Science and Recreation and played a season of Cricket in the UK, playing for Falmouth, Cornwall.

Matt married his wife Laura in 2017. He is a fan of the Sacramento Kings and Newcastle United and loves playing all sports such as Football, Basketball and Touch.


Help Matt make a difference...

At Ignite Sport we rely on the generosity of others to help financially support our staff to do the work they do.

If you would like to specifically support Matt please set up an automatic payment online with your bank to Ignite Sport account number 12-3142-0276022-01. Please be sure to use "Matt" as particulars and your name as the reference.

Please remember to then email us your name, address, the amount of support, and frequency so we can ensure you receive a tax receipt in April, and to say thanks! 

One-off donations also most welcome to the same account number if you prefer.