Matt Iverson

Matt Iverson grew up in Prairie Village and attended Shawnee Mission East High School.  He played for Johnson County Community College for two years, where he earned numerous awards.  Iverson was named 1st Team All-Conference and 1st Team All-Region after both seasons, netting 27 goals and was the Cavalier's team captain as a sophomore. He then transferred to the defending NationalChampion Graceland University where he played his final two collegiate years. He had 14 goals and 7 assists during the 2007 and 2008 seasons. He stayed on as an assistant coach for Graceland during their 2009 season while he finished his Bachelor of the Arts degree with an emphasis in Fine Art/Oil Painting.
 
During college, he played three years in the Premier Arena Soccer League for the Kansas City Kings and led his amateur men's indoor soccer team "Rad Racing" to 8 National Finals and 1 National Championship .  After college Iverson played  2 seasons of professional soccer for the Missouri Comets of the Major Indoor Soccer League.
 
Iverson has coached for the Kansas City Legends since 2010 and is currently the Director of Coaching Education.  He has 4 girls teams: Red 02/03, Jr. Comets 02/03, Red 05/06, and Lil' Red 06/07, he also coaches for the 2001 Girls State Team for Kansas Youth Soccer's Olympic Development Program.
 
In his free time he pretends to paint.

Matt Iverson considers himself fortunate for the opportunity to pass on his love for soccer through coaching.

Favorite Quotes:
 
"If you do something you love, you'll never work a day in your life." - Pat Iverson (Dad)
 
"Don't kick that ball in the house!" - Terry Iverson (Mom)

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