Matthew Grimm
Matthew Grimm
Title: Director of Campus Recreation
Phone: 443-352-4280
Alma Mater: Virginia Tech '04
Experience: 6th year

Grimm returns for his sixth season with the Mustangs as the director of campus recreation in 2017-18.

In 2012-13, Grimm started the club sports program which now has seven participating teams, all with a membership of at least a team and a half, as well as a part-time head coach. He is also responsible for supervising the Coordinator of Intramurals and Recreation and student employees as well as overseeing a budget for club sports and student employment.

Prior to Stevenson, Grimm served as the associate recreational services director of club and intramural sports at Mount St. Mary’s University. He was the head coach of the club women’s volleyball team from 2009-11.

As the director of club sports, Grimm was responsible for working with 39 club sport officers, overseeing the budget for club sports and intramurals, supervising 44 student workers and the establishment of a club sports council. He was directly responsible for an 88-percent increase in the number of overall club sport teams offered at the Mount. The University saw an increase from eight sports in 2008 to 15 in 2011.

Due to the success of the program at Mount St. Mary’s, Grimm was appointed to the Executive Vice President’s Council in October 2011.

Prior to Mount St. Mary’s, Grimm was the head boys’ volleyball coach at Westerville North High School in Westerville, Ohio, leading the Warriors to a district championship in 2007. In 2005, he served as the director and coach of Skyhawks Sports Camp in Columbus, Ohio.

Grimm is a 2004 graduate of Virginia Tech with a bachelor’s of science degree in business management and a minor in leadership. He was president and captain of the men’s volleyball club from 2002-04 and was named the 2003-04 Male Sport Club Officer of the Year. The men’s volleyball team was also honored as the Sport Club of the Year.

In 2007, Grimm received his master’s degree in sport and exercise management at Ohio State where he was the recipient of the College of Education Alumni Society Scholarship. He was also inducted into Pi Lambda Theta, the International Honor Society and Professional Association in Education.

While at Ohio State, Grimm also served as a graduate assistant for the Office of Trademark and Licensing Services.