Matt Jepson | Player Welfare
Matt came on board full-time with Olé in 2021, after 3 years involved with the organisation.
Matt heads up Player Welfare and is responsible for athletic improvement, physical conditioning, nutrition, recovery, injury management and rehabilitation. He delivers educational workshops for staff and players across the academy, and supports senior mens teams on match days.
Matt has extensive experience and knowledge in the health and wellbeing sector. He is one of only several people qualified across the Functional Range System in New Zealand and has a unique and effective approach to working with footballers. He’s worked with a number of New Zealand’s top players, including current All Whites and professionals. He has already proven a valuable resource for many of the young players at Olé, working with training groups, teams and one on one.
With a goal to empower players on their journey in football and in life, Matt has implemented many processes, tools and protocol to maximise positive outcomes and performance.