Hoffman takes over for RJ Abella, who took an assistant coaching position at South Carolina.
Matt comes to WSU after serving as the Volunteer Assistant Coach at Stanford from 2010-2012. While at Stanford, he helped the Cardinal to three NCAA Tournament and two Elite Eight appearances and two conference championships. He also coached five All-Americans.
He assisted with the offense during the 2012 season and ran statistical and video software in 2010 and 2011 to aid in scouting and team performance. He also assisted in practices and matches and served as a staff member during Stanford volleyball camps from 2005-2010.
From 2009-13, he was the head coach for the Vision Volleyball Club in Los Gatos, Calif. During his time with Vision, he was an assistant coach on the team that won the 18 Open Bronze medal in 2011 and 2012 and also assisted on the 18 Gold.
He served as camp director and owner of the Homestead Volleyball Camp from 2009-11, was a physical education teacher at Homestead High School from 2006-13, and boy’s club volleyball coach for Central Coast Volleyball Club from 2005-10.
From 2007-09, he was the girl’s varsity volleyball coach at Homestead High School in Cupertino, Calif. He led the 2008 team to the state tournament and finished runner-up, while also being Central Coast Section and NorCal champions. In 2007, the team was Central Coast Section champions and NorCal runners-up.
Matt was the girl’s varsity volleyball coach at Gunn High School in Palo Alto, Calif., from 2005-06 and the assistant coach for Club Yahoo 15’s in San Jose in 2005. He was also the girl’s varsity volleyball coach at Fremont High School in Sunnyvale, Calif., from 2002-04.
Hoffman earned his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology in December 2003 from San Jose State and earned a teaching credential in physical education from National University in 2005.
While at San Jose State, Hoffman was a member of the men’s volleyball team.
He and his wife, Noel, will reside in Wichita with their daughter, McKenna and son, Owen.