Matthew Monroe is 25 years old and he is from Ventnor City, New Jersey. Coach Matthew is a senior at Rutgers University and he is finishing his degree in Biology. Matthew started playing tennis at age 4 with his father coaching him throughout the years. He started playing USTA tournaments at age 12. After winning some local tournaments, he started to travel the country and reached number 1 in the Philadelphia and New Jersey districts, number 3 in middle states, and top 50 in the nation. Playing number 1 singles in high school, Matthew did not lose a match in the regular season in his senior year; he won Atlantic City Press Player of the year. Although universities recruited him to play tennis, Matthew decided to focus on coaching and academics. Since then, he has had over 8 years of coaching experience including ranked junior players and collegiate players. One most notably is his brother, Shane Monroe who was top 20 in the nation in juniors. Shane currently plays 1 singles for LSU and play future and challenger tournaments.