Matt Armstrong

Matt Armstrong

USC Champions League Girls Director
[email protected] 6232938198

Hometown

Phoenix, AZ

Coaching Licenses

U.S. Soccer B License - Casa Grande, AZ January 2015
U.S. Soccer C License - Las Vegas, NV May 2012

Coaching Experience

Sam Houston State University, 2014-2016
Women’s Asst. Coach / Recruiting Coordinator

Houston Dash (NWSL, Women's 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

Coaching Achievements

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.

Education

Sociology Degree from University of New Mexico

Playing Experience

• A member of four NCAA Tournament teams & was named to the Soccer America & 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 & second round appearances in 2008 & 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 & U-16 player.
• U.S. Youth National Pool / Team from U14 - U20
• U-17 U.S. National Team Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla. in 2005.
He was in the Copa Sudamerica squad that competed in Paraguay & the squad that went to CONCACAF Qualifying in Costa Rica for the U-17 World Cup in 2005 (Peru).