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Coach Matty McIntyre Gonzaga Prep Q/A

Matty McIntyre 

Coach 

Gonzaga Prep 

Are you superstitious? 

No 

What sports books/movies are your favorite?

Hoosiers/John Wooden books 

What is one word you hope your former athletes use to describe you?

Tough but fair 

What do you believe is the proper role of parents when it comes to high school sports?

Enjoy the journey and don’t let things out of your control influence your attitude towards the program. Character is built and shows in moments that are difficult. Embrace the difficult moments as they are teaching moments 

What was your most memorable moment as a coach?

Hugging my assistant coaches and family after winning state 

Biggest challenge as a high school coach?

Balancing family responsibilities along with teaching and coaching 

Who is the best player you’ve seen at the high school level in Washington? 

Mike Hansen 

Why did you get into coaching? 

My high school coach was an important mentor in my life and I want to have a similar impact on my players