Matt Crawford brings 12 years of coaching experience. He has spent the past 11 years coaching with the Davis Aquamonsters/UCD Aquatics. He also spent 6 years on as the assistant coach for Davis High School, winning a section title with the girls team in 2012.
With UCD Aquatics, he coached American record holder Jake Allen to a Senior Nationals Finals appearance in the 50 freestyle, and a top 16 finish in the 100 freestyle. He also coached Colten Montgomery to multiple second swims at USA Swimming Junior Nationals, multiple Sierra Nevada Records, and multiple Far Westerns titles and records. He has sent multiple athletes on to swim at Division I NCAA universities. He has also produced a number of successful age group swimmers and overseen the strength program for UCD Aquatics.
With Davis Senior High School, Crawford helped produce many All Americans and section champions. He was part of the team when they won six straight varsity league titles and a section championship on the girls side.
He also led the Davis Aquamonsters to multiple league championships in the Nor Cal Swim League.
Matt grew up in the Sacramento area, attended Bella Vista High School and UC Davis where he swam under Peter Motekaitis for four years. He trained alongside Olympians Haley Cope and Scott Weltz.