Faculty Highlights: Matt Thompson

Matt Thompson, Director of Athletics

Q: What are your degrees?

A: Iona College, BA, Ohio University, MA


Q: What is special about Canterbury?

A: The people. This is the third school I have worked at in St. Pete and nowhere have the people been more friendly, helpful, or welcoming.


Q: Look into your crystal ball. How do you see the landscape of education changing?

A: I would say the continuous advances in technology will play a huge part in education going forward (although sometimes I miss the old chalk and blackboard days...).


Q: What is your greatest extravagance?

A: My 2012 Toyota Tacoma.


Q: Which word or phrase do you most overuse? 

A: "How are ya?"


Q: Which talent would you most like to have?

A: I wish I could play the guitar. 


Q: Who is your hero?

A: My wife. 


Q: What do you most value in your friends?

A: Loyalty and humor. 


Q: What is your motto?

A: Fight the Good Fight. - Certa Bonum Certamen