Matt Wilkinson is a graduate of San Pasqual High School where he was a four-year starting setter on the boys volleyball team. In 1994 his team won the CIF Championship and he was named CIF MVP. He also holds the record at San Pasqual for single season and career assists.
In 1995, Matt was the starting setter for Palomar College. His team took second in the State Championships and Matt was named First Team All State. In 2000, Matt was the setter for Grossmont College, which finished third in the state that year and Matt was again named First Team All State.
Matt coached Boys volleyball at San Pasqual High from 2000-2007. In 2007 he led the Boys to a Division II CIF Championship title. He coached Girls volleyball at San Pasqual in 2001 and 2002, winning two league and two Division II CIF Championship titles. In 2004 he was the Girls Freshmen coach at Mission Hills High School. He returned to San Pasqual High School in 2005 and coached the Girls JV for the next 3 years. Presently, Matt is coaching at Varsity Boys and JV girls at Torrey Pines HS.
Matt was named California Coach of the Year for high school volleyball for the 2001-2002 school year. Matt was also named CIF Coach of the Year in 2007 for his work with the San Pasqual Boys.
Matt has several years of experience in club coaching as well. In 2002, he coached the boys 15-1 team for Seaside Volleyball Club, which placed 6th at the Junior Olympics. In 2003 he was a co-coach of the Sunwest's girls 16-1 team. In 2004, Matt was Epic's Boys 15-1 coach, which placed second in the Club Division of the Junior Olympics, in 2005 he was Epic's Boys 16-1 coach, leading the team to a 5th place finish in the Open Division of the Junior Olympics, and 2006 he was the Boys 17-1 coach and lead them to a bronze medal at Junior Olympics. In 2007 he was the Boys 15-1 coach and led them to a 10th place finish at Junior Olympics. In 2008 he was the Boys 16-1 coach and led them to a 2nd place finish at Junior Olympics.
In October of 2011 Matt married Megan who is another coach at epic. In July of 2012 they were blessed with their son Madden Christopher Wilkinson who is the love of their lives. Matt looks forward to getting Madden in the gym to cheer on the Epic teams!