Coach Matt Nutley has over 20 years of lacrosse coaching experience, from founding and directing coaching camps and clinics nationwide, to directing large-scale youth programs throughout Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic, to college coaching, and coaching at the international level for Team Finland. Between 2010 and 2012, Nutley twice lead the Finns – in the European and World Championships –
During his time at Bridgton Academy, Nutley had the opportunity to coach and mentor over a dozen future Division I collegiate athletes, as well as Steven Brooks, a two-time national champion at Syracuse University, and two-time Major League Lacrosse (MLL) champion with the Chesapeake Bayhawks. He also has coached a number of players who have gone on to the professional level.
Matt Nutley is a 1999 graduate of Mercyhurst University, where he received a degree in Sports Science. He was also a member of the Marine Corps, serving in the Persian Gulf and receiving three Meritorious Masts for his service. Nutley also had a nine-year career as a firefighter and rescue diver. While at Bridgton Academy, Nutley will work in the school’s College Counseling office, and will reside on campus with his family.
Coach Nutley lives on the Bridgton Academy campus with his family.