Nick Matson
Nick  Matson

Roseville, Calif.

Director of Basketball Operations


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Nick Matson enters his fourth season on Rodney Terry's staff at Fresno State and third as the Bulldogs' Director of Basketball Operations, following his promotion in August 2012.

Since his arrival, he has coordinated day-to-day operations, team travel, video scouting and breakdown, practice coordination, and community service. He also assists in running the Fresno State Summer Basketball Camps.

Before coming to Fresno State, Matson gained valuable experience throughout the 2010-11 season as a Graduate Assistant at Murray State University under head coach Billy Kennedy. The Racers finished the season 23-9, winning the Ohio Valley Conference Championship, including at 14-4 conference record. While at Murray State, Matson assisted with administrative duties and player development, working with All-American guard Isaiah Canaan.

Matson spent the 2009-10 season as a coaching intern at Stanford University under Johnny Dawkins. He assisted with recruiting administration, team operations, and scouting reports.

Matson received his bachelors' degree in Psychology in 2009 from the Virginia Military Institute (VMI).

He was a walk-on guard for the VMI Keydets from 2006-2008 under head coach Duggar Baucom. The Keydets employed an up-tempo offense that set all-time NCAA records for points per game, steals, and 3-pointers made in a season. In 2008-09, Matson served as an Undergraduate Assistant Coach, which was one of the most successful seasons in VMI Basketball history. The Keydets finished the season 24-8, including an upset victory over Kentucky at Rupp Arena.

A native of Roseville, Calif., Matson now resides in Fresno, Calif.

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