Coach Matt

Matt Dembowski

Defensive Coach

Coach Matt is a dynamic character who brings the element of discipline and hard work to the sport. With his rich history of coaching team and individual sports at various ages and competitive levels, he prepares his athletes and strategies with meticulous detail. As a combat veteran, he's ready to battle it out in the softball diamond, and his ability to bond his athletes is inspirational.

Softball Accomplishments

  • 2018: Walton County Legends 12u All-Stars USSSA Georgia State Champion (Infield Coach)
  • 2018: Walton County Legends 12u All-Stars USSSA World Series 5th Place Overall (Infield Coach)
  • 2017: Grayson Middle School Softball Assistant Coach
  • 2015 - Present: George Walton Academy Certified Varsity Wrestling Assistant Coach
  • 2013: West Walton 6u All-Stars (Defensive Coach)
    • Quest for the Best Tournament Champions
    • Pre Tri-County Tournament Champions
    • Tri-County Tournament Champions
  • 2010 - Present: West Walton Volunteer Assistant Softball Coach

Education

  • SUNY Albany - Albany, NY - Curriculum Development/Instructional Technology (Masters, 2008)
  • SUNY Brockport - Physical Education Teacher & Coach (Bachelors, 2001)
  • Ballston Lake High School - Burnt Hills, NY - Student (HS Diploma, 1997)

Teaching & Coaching

  • Niskayuna Central School District (2003 - 2004)
    • Physical Education Instructor
      • Craig Elementary School (Grades K-3)
      • Van Antwerp Middle School (Grade 7)
    • Junior Varsity Football Coach (Niskayuna High School)
    • Junior Varsity Wrestling Coach (Niskayuna High School)
    • Junior Varsity Softball Coach (Niskayuna High School)
  • Burnt Hills/Ballston Lake Central School District (2002 - 2003)
    • Physical Education Instructor (Grades 9-12)
    • Freshman Football Coach
    • Junior Varsity Wrestling Coach
    • Junior Varsity Softball Coach

United States Combat Veteran

US Army Ranger (Airborne), Ft. Benning, GA

Sergeant, 3rd Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment

  • Iraq (3) & Afghanistan (1) Combat Deployment Campaign Medals (2005 - 2008)
  • Multiple Achievement & Commendation Medals for exceptional meritorious service (2005 - 2008)
  • Combat Action Badge for duty under hostile enemy fire (2005)
  • Qualified expert in rifle marksmanship (2005 - 2008)
  • Basic Training Physical Fitness Honor Graduate - Ft. Still, OK (2004)
  • Ranger School (Leadership) - Ft. Benning, GA (2006)
  • Combatives Academy - Ft. Benning, GA (2005)
  • Ranger Indoctrination Program - Ft. Benning, GA - 75th Ranger Regiment (2005)
  • Airborne School - Ft. Benning, GA (2004)
  • Basic Training & Advanced Individual Training - Ft. Still OK (2004)
 

Address

P.O. Box 1349
Snellville, GA 30078