Matty Evans enters his second season as an assistant and goalkeeper coach for Greenville Football Club. Evans joined the coaching staff in 2018.
Matty Evans serves as the assistant coach and Lander University along side Lee Squires. During Evans’ first season in Greenwood, the Bearcats won the NCAA Southeast Region title and finished the season with a No. 5 national ranking. Evans’ goalkeepers garnered five Peach Belt Conference Goalkeeper of the Week honors. Lander goalkeepers posted 16 shutouts in 21 matches, helping the Bearcats set a program record by holding opponents scoreless for 942:26 consecutive minutes.
Evans began his collegiate career at Genesee Community College, where he played two seasons before transferring to Seton Hill. As a goalkeeper for the Griffins, Evans set a PSAC record with eight shutouts during the 2015 regular season as Seton Hill set a program record with 12 wins. Evans started 36 matches for the Griffins, notching 131 saves with a .744 save percentage. Off the field, Evans was a two-time PSAC scholar-athlete and a recipient of the NCAA Division II Athletics Directors Association Academic Achievement Award.
In 2016, Evans started eight matches in goal for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds of the Premier Development League.
A native of Bedford, England, Evans graduated from Seton Hill in 2017 with a bachelor’s in science.