Matt Harris joined the British International School of Houston in the fall of 2017 as the new Athletic Director. Matt came from Phoenix, AZ where he most recently served as an Assistant Athletic Director and Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at Arizona Christian University in Phoenix, Arizona. Prior to his collegiate work experience, Matt served as the Director of Athletics at Scottsdale Preparatory Academy and at Rancho Solano Preparatory in Scottsdale, Arizona. During his tenure at Rancho Solano, Matt had the opportunity to work closely with athletic directors from Nord Anglia schools: North Broward, Windermere Prep, and The Village School.
Matt's background in education also includes twenty-two years of experience in roles as a middle school and high school English teacher, and as a coach in cross country, basketball, and track and field. Originally from Crookston, Minnesota, Matt played basketball and graduated from Concordia College (Moorhead, MN) with a bachelor's of arts in English Education. He also holds a master's degree in Education Leadership from Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff, AZ).
In his role as Athletic Director, Matt oversees all of our Co-Curricular Activities (CCAs), Recreational and Competitive Athletics, Facility Rentals, and campus spirit store.