AT SEMINOLE STATE COLLEGE
Played baseball under head coach Eric Myers...helped lead his team to the regional championship in 2001 and 2002.
Played baseball, rugby and cricket at Padua College in Brisbane, Australia where he graduated in 2000...his rugby team advanced to state in 1999 and 2000 while his baseball team played in state in all four years of high school...played on the Australian National Team in 1998.
Born on Feb. 10, 1982 in Childers, Australia to parents Michael and Elizabeth Coco...his father Michael is a boilermaker and his mother Elizabeth is a nurse...has a younger sister Danielle (18)...enjoys web design and all sports...majoring in marketing.
GETTING TO KNOW MATTHEW
Favorite Television Show: Friends
Favorite Televsion Channel: ESPN
Favorite Movie: Lethal Weapon
Favorite Food: Lasagne
Favorite Actor: Mel Gibson
Favorite Actress: Nicole Kidman
Favorite Singer/Musical Group: Metallica
Favorite Major Leaguer: David Neilson
Favorite Major League Team: Houston
Favorite Sportscaster: Bob Ucker
Started Playing Baseball At Age: 15