Matt graduated from the University of Western Ontario where he received an Honours Bachelor of Arts with a specialization in Kinesiology. He is a regulated Kinesiologist with the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario as well as a certified Personal Trainer in Ottawa through the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology and is partnered with Exercise is Medicine Canada where physical activity is promoted as a prevention and treatment for chronic diseases. Exercise has always been a huge part of Matt’s life, as he played many sports while growing up. He continues to workout regularly and playing hockey and Ultimate Frisbee. Matt currently plays on the Ottawa Outlaws, Ottawa’s professional ultimate team in the American Ultimate Disc League. His experience includes injury rehab, MVA rehab, Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC's), personal training, athletic training and strength training.