Matt Blue

Hometown:
Bellingham, Mass.

Position:
Assistant Coach

Alma Mater:
St. Lawrence

Matt  Blue

01/04/2017

Burrell Joins Men's Basketball Coaching Staff

Former Holy Cross point guard takes over for Matt Blue on Leopards' sideline

12/21/2016

Blue to Take Talents Overseas for NBA China

Leopard assistant will be part of new NBA Elite Youth Development Program

11/12/2015

Men's Hoops Opens at GW Friday

Leopards are 23-23 all-time in road season-openers

11/10/2015

Defending Champs Set to Reload for 2015-16

Lafayette opens up 2015-16 at George Washington on Friday

Contact Coach Blue:
- Email: bluem@lafayette.edu
- Office: (610) 330-5575

Matt Blue begins his first season as an assistant coach at Lafayette, joining the staff in May.

Blue comes to Lafayette after spending the 2008-09 season at Susquehanna University, a Division III institution in Selinsgrove, Pa. He helped lead the Crusaders to an 18-8 overall mark and a 13-3 finish in the Landmark Conference where Susquehanna advanced to the conference tournament final.

"Matt is a welcome addition to our coaching staff and comes highly recommended. Having played at St. Lawrence and worked at Susquehanna, he is very familiar with the academic and athletic challenges facing our student-athletes," O'Hanlon said. "Matt's New England roots also further expand our recruiting base."

A native of Bellingham, Mass., Blue has a connection to the Lafayette coaching staff through top assistant coach Josh Loeffler, who was an assistant at St. Lawrence during the 2004-05 season when Blue was a member of the team. Blue went on to serve as the captain of St. Lawrence's squad during the 2006-07 season. He played four seasons for the Division III Saints and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 2007.

Blue was an assistant coach with the Bellingham High School varsity boys' basketball team while working as a teacher in the Town of Bellingham school district during the 2007-08 academic year.