Location: Wichita, Kansas
CKT Level 1
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist*D
Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach*D
Matt Sanders has been in coaching since 1996, where he started his career at the University of Arkansas as a graduate assistant. Since then, he has coached over 3,500 athletes at many levels. Upon leaving the U of A, he spent time at Southern Arkansas University and serving as Strength Coach for the Cincinnati Reds. He started his own business in Wichita in 2002 and began working primarily with athletes at the high school level. He has helped produce several state championship teams consulting with many high schools in the state, and has helped hundreds of athletes earn scholarships at the collegiate level. His Sanders Speed System (S3) program helped two high school football programs win State Championships in both 2009 and 2010. His athletes have earned numerous awards including the Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year in the state of Kansas, the Barry Sanders and Lynette Woodard Athlete of the Year awards, as well as earning over 180 All Conference and 100 All State selections. He has had over a dozen athletes named to All American lists, and his swimmers have accomplished both Jr National and National cuts, with one achieving an Olympic Trial cut. In addition, he has worked with professional athletes in five sports. His coaching resume includes a Conference Championship in college, a Divisional Title in the pros, and a National Championship at the U18 level in baseball.