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Matthew Brand

Westport,CT

Summary

To seek and maintain full-time summer position and on-going part-time position in a sports oriented environment that offers professional challenges and utilizes strong interpersonal skills. Main experience is an energetic Tennis Coach versed in training and development strategies to transform athlete performance. Well-developed communication and problem-solving abilities. Strong knowledge in sport disciplines of Tennis, Basketball and UFC in particular.

Overview

8
8
years of professional experience

Work History

Assistant Varsity Tennis Coach

King School
2024.03 - Current
  • Evaluated player strengths and weaknesses, tailoring practice routines accordingly to optimize progress.
  • Enhanced player performance by implementing personalized training programs and providing constructive feedback.
  • Promoted sportsmanship among players by modeling respectful behavior on court and during competitions.
  • Challenged athletes by consistently using positive reinforcement and gentle criticism.

Front Desk Associate

Tennis Club Of Trumbull
2024.01 - Current
  • Greeted guests at front desk and engaged in pleasant conversations while managing check-in process.
  • Greeted visitors and customers upon arrival, offered assistance, and answered questions to build rapport and retention.

Tennis Instructor

Town Of New Canaan
2023.05 - 2023.08
  • Collaborated with coaching staff to develop comprehensive training programs for competitive players.
  • Explained and demonstrated basic tennis techniques to team members.
  • Developed relationships with clients to provide ongoing support and encouragement.

Wellness Assistant

YMCA
2021.05 - 2021.12
  • Contributed to positive work environment by collaborating effectively with team members in achieving departmental goals.
  • Monitored member progress with regular check-ins, offering support and encouragement throughout their journey.
  • Provided exceptional customer service while managing front desk operations and maintaining clean facility.
  • Ensured equipment safety standards were met through routine inspections and maintenance tasks.

Youth Tennis Instructor

Ben Young Tennis Camp
2016.06 - 2021.08
  • Developed strong relationships with parents, addressing concerns and providing regular updates on player progress.
  • Improved overall youth participation in tennis programs by creating age-appropriate activities and drills.
  • Promoted good sportsmanship among players with effective communication and conflict resolution techniques.

Education

Communications

Elon University
Elon, NC

Communications

Fairfield University
Fairfield, CT

Communications

CT State
Norwalk, CT

Skills

  • Sports knowledge
  • Motivational leadership style
  • Match Strategy Development
  • On-Court Decision Making
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Sports Psychology Principles
  • Competition Preparation
  • Exercise program design

Accomplishments

Varsity Tennis, New Canaan High School: 2016-2019

  • Roles: Captain 2018, 2019
  • Individual Awards: All FCIAC 2nd Team 2018, All FCIAC 1st Team 2017, All State 2017, Class L Doubles State Champion 2017.
  • Team Awards: FCIAC Champion 2016, Class L State Champion 2016, 2017, 2018

Varsity Basketball, New Canaan High School and Avon Old Farms: 2015-2020

  • Roles: Starter 2016-2020, Captain 2020
  • Individual Awards: All FCIAC 3rd Team 2019, Team Leading Scorer and MVP 2019, 2020
  • Team Award: Division IV State Champion 2019

Timeline

Assistant Varsity Tennis Coach

King School
2024.03 - Current

Front Desk Associate

Tennis Club Of Trumbull
2024.01 - Current

Tennis Instructor

Town Of New Canaan
2023.05 - 2023.08

Wellness Assistant

YMCA
2021.05 - 2021.12

Youth Tennis Instructor

Ben Young Tennis Camp
2016.06 - 2021.08

Communications

Elon University

Communications

Fairfield University

Communications

CT State
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