Matthew Smith
Subject Expert Teacher
BASIS Chandler - BASIS Chandler Teachers
Biographical Information
Subject(s) teaching: 8th grade World History, AP U.S. History, Sport: A Microcosm of History Capstone
Degree(s) Earned: Bachelor of Arts in French with minors in American History & Anthropology; Union College (Schenectady, NY).
Relevant Experience: BASIS Chandler Upper School Director (2012-2014); Boys Varsity Basketball Coach (2013 CAA Coach of the Year); History teacher & three-sport coach at the Avon Old Farms School (2010-2011); ESPN TV producer assigned to SportsCenter, Baseball Tonight, Triple Crown & Breeders’ Cup coverage (2007-2010).
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling and going to sporting events with his wife Katie; Avid horse racing fan from Upstate New York who bleeds Mets blue and Jets green; attempting to break 85 on the golf course; keeping retired greyhounds, Money and Homer, from sleeping all day.