Matthew Smith
Subject Expert Teacher
BASIS Chandler - BASIS Chandler Teachers
Biographical Information

Subject(s) teaching: AP U.S. History, AP U.S. Government, Sport, Society & Culture Capstone
Degree Earned: Bachelor of Arts in French and Frencophone Studies; minors in American History and Anthropology (Union College/Schenectady, NY)
Relevant Experience: Boys Varsity Basketball Coach (2013 & 2015 CAA Division II State Coach of the Year); Red Cross Club Adviser (2012-present); BASIS Chandler Upper School Director (2012-2014); History teacher & three-sport coach at Avon Old Farms School; ESPN TV producer assigned to SportsCenter, Baseball Tonight, Triple Crown & Breeders’ Cup coverage (2007-2010).
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling and attending 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; movie, TV (especially “Gossip Girl”) & fashion aficionado; keeping retired greyhounds, Money and Homer, from sleeping all day.