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Matt Cunningham
Athletic Director

Matt Cunningham


Matt Cunningham is serving his first year as the Athletic Director for the 2023-2024 school year.   Matt is a 2003 Graduate of Chelsea High School. 

He most recently served as the Athletic Director at St. Xavier University in Chicago, Illinois. Matt previously served as the Assistant Athletic Director at University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn), responsible for internal operations, compliance and annual reporting for 16 sport programs and more than 340 student-athletes.   

Cunningham led as a trailblazing head baseball coach for UM-Dearborn, starting the first varsity baseball program in school history. His teams improved their conference standing each season of his tenure, culminating in the first postseason berth, and win, in 2021. His student-athletes achieved several individual accolades including a 2019 Google CoSIDA Academic All-American designation, the first for a team sport in institution history. Under his direction, the team maintained the highest male team GPA of 3.3 for the 2019-2020 academic year, received the annual athletic department Champions of Charity award in 2018, and had more First Team All-Conference position players (3) than any other team in the conference in 2019.

Cunningham brings extensive fundraising and external relations experience. He has a proven record of success in advancement spanning annual fund, special event and major gift fundraising, having served in the development office for Wayne State University's Department of Athletics and Law School.  

Matt Cunningham graduated from Wayne State University, where he earned multiple degrees, including a bachelor's degree in public relations, a master's degree in sports administration and a Juris Doctor.


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