Matt Backert

Bel Air, Maryland, United States

As an SMWW Agent Advisor, Matt Backert has successfully been mentored by Dr. Lynn Lashbrook and has met all the requirements of becoming an SMWW Agent Advisor. This includes agent regulations and player association legalities, contract negotiations, endorsements, preparation, marketing, and recruitment.

Matt has been working in the sports industry for close to two decades. His experience includes areas as operations, marketing, sponsorships, advertisement, negotiations, coaching, and business development.

Matt attended Neumann University where he was a two-sport athlete, playing both soccer and baseball. Matt graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management with a concentration in Business Administration.

Over the course of his career, Matt has worked in various professional sports organizations as well as managed some of the top sports performance facilities and helped aspiring athletes prepare for their sport.

Matt himself is a Certified Sports Performance Coach and has trained dozens of collegiate and professional athletes. In addition to his experience of working for a variety of different organizations, Matt is a business owner himself. Matt owns and operates a fitness studio in Maryland, which specializes in training a variety of people including athletes. Matt also owns and operates a reputable travel/club baseball program that provides baseball development for kids of all ages with a strong focus on helping high school players play at the collegiate level.

In addition to his business ventures, Matt has served as a baseball coach for over 15 years at a variety of different levels including most recently as a Head College Baseball Coach. Matt has a tremendous passion for helping aspiring athletes reach their greatest potential and achieve their dreams.

Matt Backert