Matt Sanders is in his 5th year as an Assistant Coach at Butler. Matt, winner of the 2017 Easton/NFCA NJCAA D1 National Assistant Coach of the Year Award is responsible for advance scouting, game planning and preparation, as well as sharing recruiting duties. He is the position coach for catchers and first base, as well as assisting Coach Chance with pitchers and their development.

Matt has been in coaching and education since 1996, training over 3,500 athletes at many levels. Career stops have included the University of Arkansas, Southern Arkansas University and the Cincinnati Reds. His coaching resume includes a Conference Championship in college, a Divisional Title in the pros, and a National Championship in baseball as well as two National Championships here at Butler.