Matt Gosselin

Assistant Coach

Matt Gosselin is an assistant coach and the recruiting coordinator at La Salle University. Matt works with the distance and middle distance runners developing individualized training plans. He spent the 2015-16 season as an assistant coach at Binghamton University. During his year at Binghamton, the Bearcat men's cross country and men's outdoor track team each finished third at the America East Championship, while the men's indoor track squad finished second. Indoors, the Bearcats went one-two in the 800m and also had the runner-up in the mile. Outdoors, Binghamton had the 1,500m conference champion and the runner-up in the 5000m. Matt also coached two NCAA Regional qualifiers during the outdoor season at Binghamton, with Jesse Garn receiving honorable mention All-America honors in the 800m. Garn was also a U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier and now competes for the New Jersey-New York Track Club, with a personal bests of 1:46.98 in the 800 meters and 3:59.37 in the mile.

Matt earned 12 varsity letters in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track at Gonzaga University. He was a middle distance runner that ended his career among the top 10 for the Bulldogs in both the indoor and outdoor 800m and the outdoor 1,500m. He graduated in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in human physiology. Since graduating, Matt has continued to run competitively and was the 2012 Spokane Half Marathon champion and the 2013 Wenatchee Marathon champion. Matt earned his Endurance Specialist Certification from the USTFCCCA Coaching Academy in 2014 as well as his USATF level I coaching certification.