Coach Matthews is a math teacher and in his 2nd year here at South Forsyth. He attended Dawson County High School where he participated in football, wrestling, and track. After high school, he joined the Marine Corps where he served for many years. After completing his service, he coached football, wrestling, and track at his alma mater for 2 years before moving on to South Forsyth.
Coach Matthews is married to his wife Christen and they have two sons, Jonathan and Jacob.