Head swimming coach at Henderson State University since 1983.
Matthews had led the Red Wave Men’s Team to 12 of 13 possible
conference titles and Women’s Team to 6 of 7 possible
conference titles. He had been names his conferences’ Coach
of the Year 7 times. His Men’s Teams have place as high as
third nationally on two occasions and Women’s teams have
placed top 10 six of seven years. His Women’s Team had been
College Swimming Coaches Association All-Academic team 11