Matt Dyck came to Tucson in 2001 to attend the University of Arizona and to be a manager for the women's volleyball team. He started coaching at Zona after meeting AJ Malis, who was on staff at the UA. Matt began coaching with Zona in 2003. In addition to coaching club girl's, Matt has had experience with boys volleyball and other collegiate volleyball programs.
In 2007, Matt started Arizona Premier Volleyball a boys volleyball club in Tucson. In 2007, 2008 and 2010 Matt's 18-1 teams won the Region Championship in the 18's Division and they finished as the Runner-Up in 2009 and 2011. During Matt's tenure as Club Director and 18-1 coach, APV had 5 top ten finishes at national tournaments, 2 silver medals and 1 bronze medal at Junior Nationals and also produced 9 Junior Nationals All-Americans. Matt ran the club from 2006-2013.
Matt was the head coach of Arizona’s men’s volleyball program from 2008-10. The men's team won the 2008 Mountain West Conference Championship and also garnered a top 5 finish at the NCVF National Tournament in 2008 finishing tied for 3rd.
Matt also spent four seasons as the head coach at Central Arizona College. In 2014, led the team to a third-place finish in the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference. He received ACCAC Coach of the Year honors following an 18-7 record in the 2013 season and saw eight of his players earn all-conference honors during his four-year stint. His 2012 and 2013 teams earned the AVCA All Academic honor.
From 2011 to 2015, Matt served as the 18-1 Coach and also as the Recruiting Coordinator for Zona VBC. In 2013, the 18-1 team had a historic year becoming the first ever Southern Arizona team to qualify for the Junior National (Junior Olympics) tournament outside of the Arizona Region. The team finished 2nd at the Colorado Crossroads National Qualifier, earning a bid to Nationals. At Nationals that summer the team achieved a top 5 finish in the National Division at Junior Nationals. From 2011-2016 Matt helped 57 Zona athletes pursue their dreams of college volleyball.
Most recently Matt spent 2 years as an Assistant Coach for Eastern Washington University, a NCAA Division I Volleyball Program that competes in the Big Sky Conference. He served as the Eagles’ recruiting coordinator, supervised the team’s academic program, coordinated facilities, organized and facilitated all summer camps, oversaw and organized all video editing/exchange along with on-court training and scouting/match preparation.
Matt earned his bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Arizona in December of 2005 and received his master’s in coaching and athletic administration from Concordia University Irvine in June of 2013. He and his wife Kendra have two children, Willow and Ethan.
Matt has been one of the Zona travel coaches since his return to Tucson.