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Matt Schmidt  Assistant Women's Basketball Coach, Duquesne University

Professional Experience

2013-Present
Assistant Women's Basketball Coach, Duquesne University

2008-2013
Head Women's Basketball Coach, Armstrong Atlantic State University

2004-2008
Assistant Women's Basketball Coach, Northern Kentucky

2001-2004
Assistant Women's Basketball Coach, University of Findlay

2000-2001
Assistant Women's Basketball Coach, West Virginia University

1999-2000
Assistant Women's Basketball Coach, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Career Highlights

In 2016, as the top assistant coach and offensive coordinator for Duquesne University, Schmidt help lead the 28-6 Dukes to the second round of the NCAA Tournament, in the school's first ever NCAA Tournament appearance.

In 2016, Schmidt also helped lead the Dukes to Atlantic-10 regular season co-champions and, Duquesne received its first-ever national ranking of #24 in the USA Today Coaches Poll.

In 2014 and 2015, Schmidt was an integral part of the coaching staff that saw the Dukes participate in back-to-back WNIT post season appearances including a Sweet Sixteen appearance in 2015.

As the head coach at Armstrong Atlantic State, Schmidt led the program to 60 overall wins, including 37 conference wins. During his tenure, his teams, which included only six full-scholarship players, saw the most conference wins in program history in a single season, defeated two nationally ranked teams and recorded the school's highest conference finish in 15 years.

In 2008, while an assistant coach at Northern Kentucky University, Schmidt and the Norse won the NCAA Division II National Championship. Schmidt help the team compile a 92-32 record and earn three trips to the NCAA Tournament over a four period.

He received his Masters of Science in Physical Education from West Virginia University in 2000 and is a graduate of West Liberty University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education.