Matt HarderAssistant Athletic Trainer / Strength Coach
Matt joined the Roadrunners in August 2016 upon relocating from New Hampshire after working as the Head Athletic Trainer and Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Manchester Monarchs (ECHL affiliate of the LA Kings) in 2015-16. The International Falls, Minnesota native studied Sports Medicine and Exercise Science as an Undergraduate Student at the University of North Dakota (2008-2013), and was in the Kinesiology Program at the University of North Dakota’s Graduate School studying Exercise Physiology, Sports Nutrition, and Sports Psychology (2013-15). He was previously a Strength and Conditioning Coach and a Hockey Skills Coach at The Ralph Engelstad Arena Hockey Academy (2011-2015), an Intern with the Okanagan Hockey Academy the summer of 2012, and a Student Athletic Trainer and Student Strength and Conditioning Coach with the University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey Program (2016 NCAA D1 Hockey National Champions) for the 2012-2013 season. Matt is a Certified Athletic Trainer and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He currently resides in Marana, Arizona with his girlfriend Brittany and their dogs Nash and Rango.
Favorite Thing About Tucson - The weather
Favorite Sports Team - Fighting Sioux Hockey Team
Favorite TV Show - The Office
Hobbies – Golf, Hunting, Fishing, Reading