Matt ArmstrongHead Coach
LSC Girls National League Program Staff
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
USSF B License - Casa Grande, AZ January 2015
USSF C License - Las Vegas, NV May 2012
Sam Houston State University (2014 - 2016):
Women’s Asst. Coach/ Recruiting Coordinator
Houston Dash (NWSL, Womens Professional League) (2015):
Volunteer Assistant Coach - Video Analysis
University of Oklahoma (2013-2014):
Women’s Volunteer Assistant Coach / Video Analysis
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (2012-2013):
Men’s Assistant Coach
Downtown Las Vegas Soccer Club:
Boys U15 Head Coach
University of New Mexico (2011-2012)
Men’s Undergraduate Assistant Coach
Rio United FC:
Boys U17 Coach
Region III Staff Coach (2016)
South Texas - State Coach (2015 - 2016)
Sam Houston State University:
Armstrong has overseen two of the program's most successful campaigns. In 2015, Sam Houston produced a team-high 10 wins and advanced to the Southland Conference Tournament championship match for the first time in 10 seasons.
The Bearkats vaulted their way to the No. 3 seed after victories against Stephen F. Austin (1-0) and Incarnate Word (3-1) and in the league tournament, captured three clean sheets. In 2014, Sam Houston notched a team-best 8-2-1 record in league play and entered the league tournament as the No. 2 seed.
University of New Mexico:
Was part of a staff that went undefeated during the season eventually falling in the Sweet 16 on PK’s
Rio United FC:
Helped to guide the U17 boys to the team’s first ever New Mexico State Championship and Regionals appearance.
A member of four NCAA Tournament teams and was named to the Soccer America and College Soccer News All-Freshman teams.
Honorable mention All-Big East pick as a freshman at Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish reached the NCAA tournament all three seasons that Armstrong was on the squad, including a quarterfinals appearance in 2007 and second round appearances in 2008 and 2009.
Armstrong wrapped up his collegiate career at New Mexico in 2010, leading the Lobos to the second round of the NCAA Tournament as a senior.
Middlesbrough FC Academy as a U-15 and U-16 player.
US Youth National Pool / Team from u14 - u20
U-17 USA National Team Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla. in 2005. He was in the Copa Sudamerica squad that competed in Paraguay and the squad that went to CONCACAF Qualifying in Costa Rica for the U-17 World Cup in 2005 (Peru).
Sociology Degree from University of New Mexico.