Resume

Matthew Gentry
1612 Manzanita Avenue
Belmont, CA  94002
mgentry@stanford.edu
(650) 283-7826

Education
Stanford University, June 2005
B.A. in Human Biology with concentration in Exercise Physiology

Work Experience
Volunteer Assistant Wrestling Coach, Stanford University (7/05-present)
Responsible for development of Stanford Wrestlers with emphasis on middle weights
Assist with recruiting, alumni relations, fundraising, and travel
Helped lead Stanford to highest conference finish (2nd), second most dual meet wins in a season (13) and second highest finish at NCAA Division I National Championship (19th)
Stanford's first 3x All-American
5 individual NCAA All-Americans, 5 conference finalists, 2 conference champions
10 NWCA Academic All-Americans, 18 Academic All-Conference Awards

Head Coach/Director, Cardinal Wrestling Club, (9/05-present)
Responsible for scheduling, conducting clinics in local area, organizing and running practices
Communicate with Board of Directors to assist with fundraising, recruiting club members

Director, Stanford All-Sports Summer Camps, Stanford University (5/04-8/04)
Created and executed safe and fun summer program for over 200 children.
Responsible for hiring and supervising 25 employees, scheduling, consulting with University administration and suppliers
Developed new and more efficient accounting database

Other Experience
Exercise Physiology Internship, Palo Alto VA Hospital Lab (03/04-06/04)
Worked individually with participants of study involving use of athletic performance-enhancing agents.  Monitored, recorded, and analyzed data with other student team-members for professor.

House Manager, Stanford University, (09/03-06/04)
Staff member of on-campus student residence.  Team-worked with other staff to resolve community conflicts, coordinate with campus administration and security, organize house functions, and create social outlets for students.

Physician Office Assistant, Grants Pass, OR (1994-2000)
Responsibilities included filing, answering phones, patient check-in, and other organizational tasks for primary care physician.  Created new flow charts for more efficient file organization.


Athletic Achievements
2008 Olympian
NCAA Wrestling Champion, first in Stanford's 89-year program history (2004)
Canadian Senior National Wrestling Champion (2006, 2007)
Pan American Bronze Medalist (2007, 2008)
University World Championships (5th place, 2006)

Awards
Pac-10 Wrestling Athlete of the Year (2004)
Stanford Freshman and Junior Male Athlete of the Year (2002, 2004)
Recipient of Jake Gimbel Award for sportsman with best competitive spirit (2005)
Team-elected Captain of the Varsity Wrestling Team (2003, 2004, 2005)
NWCA Academic All-American (2002, 2004, 2005)
All Pac-10 Academic Selection (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)
Stanford Student-Athlete Honor Roll (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)
NCAA post-graduate scholarship recipient

Interests and Activities
Student Mentor - Guidance counselor for freshman student-athletes.
Community Service - Organized group community service events including Relay-for-Life, Youth Olympics, Special Olympics and Stanford Community Day
Personal - Enjoy outdoor activities, world travel, team competitions, reading, dogs, family, and farm-centered physical labor