Matthew began ballroom dancing at Penn State in 2008, training in International Latin and Standard. After moving to the Boston area, he began to shift his focus to American Rhythm while still competing in all 4 styles. Over the years, he continued to progress through the competitive circuit and achieved many accomplishments in Amateur Championship and Open Pro/Am.
His top results include:
2012 Pro Am Open Rising Star Rhythm Champion
2012 World Pro Am Open Rhythm Finalist
2013 US National Pro Am Open Rhythm Finalist
2013 World Pro Am Open Rhythm Third Place
2014 US National Pro Am Open Rhythm Finalist
2015 World Pro Am Open Rhythm Runner Up
2015 Amateur 9-Dance USA Dance Champion
2016 World Pro Am Open Rhythm Runner Up
2016 US National Pro Am Open Rhythm Runner Up
2016 US National Pro Am Open 9 Dance Finalist
2016 Amateur Rhythm USA Dance Nationals Runner Up
Matthew is full of excitement for all styles of dancing, including Hip Hop, Jazz, and Contemporary. He loves incorporating all styles of dancing into his ballroom.