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MATTHEW ARRINGTON

CEO • DIRECTOR

MATTHEW ARRINGTON IS THE FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR OF ARRINGTON TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT AND IS THE DRIVING FORCE BEHIND THE COMPANY'S TRAINING PHILOSOPHY. ARRINGTON IS CURRENTLY ON STAFF AS AN ASSISTANT COACH WITH THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY MEN'S SOCCER TEAM, AN NCAA DIVISION I PROGRAM. 

ARRINGTON HAS ALSO SERVED AS THE HEAD COACH OF THE WALT WHITMAN HIGH SCHOOL JV SOCCER TEAM AND ASSISTANT COACH OF THE VARSITY TEAM (MD 4A STATE CHAMPIONS 2014). 

HE CURRENTLY HOLDS AN NSCAA ADVANCED NATIONAL DIPLOMA, NSCAA GOALKEEPING LEVEL I DIPLOMA, AND A USSF 'B' LICENSE. MATTHEW IS ALSO ON THE MARYLAND ODP COACHING STAFF and serves as a scout for the seattle sounders.

 

MATTHEW ARRINGTON WAS BORN, RAISED, AND CURRENTLY RESIDES IN BETHESDA, MD. GROWING UP LOCALLY, HE PLAYED SOCCER FOR OLNEY SOCCER CLUB, BETHESDA SOCCER CLUB, AND WAS A THREE YEAR VARSITY PLAYER AND CAPTAIN FOR WALT WHITMAN HIGH SCHOOL. DURING HIS TIME PLAYING AT WHITMAN, ARRINGTON EARNED NUMEROUS HONORS INCLUDING BEING NAMED TO THE ALL-STATE, ALL-COUNTY, AND ALL-GAZETTE TEAMS. AFTER HIGH SCHOOL, ARRINGTON WENT ON TO PLAY AT GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY, WHERE THE TEAM ACHIEVED A RANKING OF #20 IN THE NATION DURING HIS FRESHMAN YEAR. FROM GMU, MATTHEW SPENT A PERIOD OF TIME IN ITALY ON TRIAL FOR SEVERAL TEAMS SCATTERED THROUGHOUT THE TOP FOUR DIVISIONS OF PROFESSIONAL SOCCER. HE EVENTUALLY SETTLED ON SAN PAOLO OSTIENSE, WHERE HE SIGNED HIS FIRST CONTRACT, AND THEN THE FOLLOWING YEAR WITH SOCIETA DI CALCIO CECCHINA. ARRINGTON'S GOALS ARE TO MAKE ATD INTO A RESPECTED NAME IN THE SOCCER WORLD, COUPLED WITH THE SUCCESS OF THE TEAMS THAT OPERATE UNDER THE COMPANY'S NAME.