A Sydney based performance coach and endurance athlete, Matty started his career in the fitness industry in 2008 at Vision Personal Training. Matty began as a personal trainer, then merged into a managerial role and eventually owned his own Vision franchise. In 2012, Matty followed his passion for trail running and performance coaching, which lead him to create DBA Runners.
Matty is a highly motivated and passionate athlete. He started at an early age in Surf Life Saving where he competed at the Australian championships for Queenscliff Surf Club.
Throughout his adolescent years, Matty switched his focus to kayaking at an elite level in Australia’s marathon series, winning multiple events. Now focused on Trail running, Matty has achieved some outstanding results in his running career, including winning The Big Red Run 250 km multi stage event in 2013, Northburn 100 km (breaking the 2011 record by 2 hours 20 seconds) and representing Australia and New Zealand in the Sky Running World Championships in 2016.
Current Head Coach for Nike+ Run Club (SYD)
Level 2 Athletics Australia Coach
Level 1 Strength and Conditioning coach (ASCA)
Altitude Training Systems Level 1
Frans Bosh Level 1
CrossFit Endurance Coach
EXOS Strength & Power
EXOS Speed Performance
ASADA Level 2 Coach
Training Peaks Level 2 Coach