Matt Brooks grew up in Mentor, OH where he was a 4-year starter at Mentor High School and played on Club and Academy teams. He went on to play at The University of Findlay. As a 4-year starter, he appeared in 66 games and was the team MVP his senior year. Matt joined Pacesetter in 2017 as a Goalkeeping Coach and took over as the Director of Goalkeeping in 2018. In his role, he worked with keepers of all ages, U7-U19, and managed a number of Goalkeeping camps. Matt holds a Level 3 Goalkeeping Diploma, Goalkeeping Special Topics Diploma, USSF D, Grassroots Licenses and numerous other certificates and diplomas. Matt has also been an Assistant Girls Varsity Coach at Whitmer High School since 2020.