Matt Sperry is an educator and administrator who joined the Center for the Study of Sport in Society in September of 2019 as a Training Specialist. In this role, Matt is responsible for developing new curriculum and projects for the center, as well as facilitating the Mentors in Violence Prevention curriculum, organizing events, and coordinating new digital outreach initiatives.
As an active soccer player and former rugby, football and tennis player, Matt is personally familiar with the ways in which sport can be used to break down barriers of race, gender, politics and religion. He is dedicated to fostering conversations which help us become a more loving and caring community while empowering people to strive for justice in the face of overwhelming odds.
Matt brings with him over a decade of counseling experience with the Aloha Foundation and a Bachelors in Philosophy from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN.