Matt Brickley is in his his 28th year of coaching this season, 21th as a head coach. He is a 1995 graduate of Ursuline High School in Youngstown, Ohio where he wrestled 103-119 throughout his career. While attending Youngstown State University and majoring in Education and Social Studies, Matt coached at Canfield Middle School for 5 years, winning 2 league titles and having back-to-back undefeated seasons.
After graduation, Coach Brickley moved to Georgia where he taught Social Studies and coached wrestling at Central Gwinnett High School for 8 years and Wheeler High School for 4 years. Matt Brickley was named Head Coach at Lassiter High School in May of 2013.
Coach Brickley’s resume includes:
232-98 Dual Record
37 state place winners including 8 State Champions
Cobb County Head Coach of the Year 2017, 2021
Cobb County Assistant Coach of the Year 2010, 2011
2012, 2017, 2022 Traditional Region Champions
2011, 2013, 2020, 2021 Traditional Region Runners Up
2017, 2018 Region Duals Champions
2013, 2020, 2021, 2022 Region Duals Runners Up
Top 8 finish at State Duals 2013
Top 12 finish at State Duals 2017
Top 6 finish at State Duals 2022
2017, 2018, 2022 Region Coach of the Year
2020 Cobb County Invitational Champions
2021 GHSA Traditional State Runners Up
Coach Brickley is in his 23rd year teaching and holds a Master’s degree in Sports Management from The United States Sports Academy and a 6-year degree from Walden University. Matt has been married to his wife Kelly since 2004 and they have 2 boys, Carter and Jax.