Matt has been a lifeguard at TCAP since 2015 and started teaching in 2017. He grew up attending swim lessons at TCAP and is the eldest son of one of TCAP's senior instructors, Kirstin Wilson. He is attending the University of North Texas on a full scholarship and is majoring in computer engineering. An Eagle Scout, he has held a leadership position in his troop since 2011. He received National Youth Leadership Training through Boy Scouts and has years of experience in working with children. He loves helping children learn to love the water as much as he does. He also loves his volunteer work at The Miracle League, for kids who have special needs. He has a strong empathy because his brother has autism.