Matt Gooch begins his second season as a graduate assistant at Middle Tennessee.
Gooch has worked exclusively with the distance runners at Middle Tennessee after a college career in track and cross country at Furman University.
He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association and has a Level I Coaches Certification from USA Track and Field.
Gooch was a volunteer assistant for the track and cross country teams at Brentwood High School in Brentwood, Tenn., for the 2005-06 academic year.
Gooch received his bachelor's from Furman in Health and Exercise in 2005 and is currently working on his master's in Exercise Science at Middle Tennessee.