Matt Cruz has been coaching in central Virginia the past five years. He spent 2009-2010 as a goal keeping coach at Mountain View High School. He has also worked as a goal keeping coach for local central Virginia soccer clubs. Currently, Cruz is on the United Program GK Staff, and is the head coach for 99’ United Girls White. As a player, Matt Cruz was part of the Virginia Olympic Develpment Program from 1997-2001. In 2000, Cruz was selected to be on the Virginia State Pool as a GK. Cruz also played for the Northern Virginia Royals Super Y team when they finished second at Nationals in 2000. Matt ended his playing career by playing for the Semi-Professional indoor team Fredericksburg Generals in 2012.