Matt Cox was named UC San Diego's Performace Coach for Aquatics in July of 2017.
Before arriving at UCSD, Cox served as graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach at the University of Hawai'i from 2015-17 with the Men's Swimming, Diving, Women's Track and Men's Tennis programs. Prior to UH, Cox was a strength and conditioning intern at Marshall University, working with all Olympic sports from January 2014-August 2015. He also spent time at UCLA as an Athletic Performance intern with Men's Water Polo and Men's Volleyball in 2014.
Cox graduated from Campbell University in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in exercise science, before obtaining his master's in kinesiology and rehabilitation science with an emphasis in physical activity in 2017. He is Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC), a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach (USAW).