Matthew Korman

Matt Korman is the director of strength and conditioning at Charlotte Christian School in Charlotte, North Carolina. He develops and implements year-round strength and conditioning programs for all 19 sports programs at Charlotte Christian. Along with his CSCS, he is USAW certified and has trained athletes at every level from youth to the pros. A former collegiate baseball player, Matt has a goal of getting athletes to perform to the best of their genetic ability. Matt lives in Charlotte with his wife Abby, and two kids, Judah and Annette.

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