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  Matt Legerski
Matt Legerski

Player Profile
Position:
Associate Head Coach

Experience:
11th Season

Alma Mater:
Utah ('01)

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Coaching Experience
Assistant Coach: Utah (2003-present)
Assistant Coach: UVSC (2002-03)
Freshman Boys Head Coach: Rock Springs (Wyo.) High School (2001-02)

Associate Head Coach Matt Legerski has helped coach the Utes to five NCAA appearances, including an Elite Eight showing in 2006. Legerski has also been part of four Mountain West Conference regular season championships, three MWC tournament titles and four WNIT appearances.

Legerski's responsibilities include post player development, practice instruction, assisting the strength and conditioning coach, overall coordination of video scouting and junior college recruiting. Through his video scouting responsibilities, he has helped make Utah one of the top defensive teams in the nation. The Utes have finished in the top 30 nationally in scoring defense in eight of his 10 seasons.

Legerski returned to Utah after spending one year as an assistant with the men's basketball team at Utah Valley under former Ute men's coach Dick Hunsaker. While with the Wolverines, Legerski coordinated and supervised the strength and conditioning program, film breakdown and opponent scouting. He also assisted with individual skill workouts and on-the-floor coaching.

Legerski comes from a family of coaches. His father was a longtime boys coach at Rock Springs (Wyo.) High School. In addition, he is the nephew of Wyoming women's basketball coach Joe Legerski.

He has worked as a camp instructor at Utah, Colorado and Wyoming.

Legerski played two years at Western Wyoming from 1996-98. He worked as a team manager with the Utes from 1998-2001. Legerski graduated from Utah in 2001 with a bachelor's in exercise sport science.

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