Dave Matturro begins his fifth season as an assistant coach at Randolph-Macon.
“Dave Matturo is a proven winner, having worked with a phenomenal group of coaches and extremely successful programs,” R-MC head coach Josh Merkel said. “He is a relentless worker and recruiter with extensive knowledge of the ODAC. Dave has great experience in all aspects of program development and he will work hard bringing in the type of young men that will carry on the tradition of excellence here at R-MC. Our players will love working with a servant leader who challenges and pushes them forward at every opportunity."
Matturro helped the Yellow Jackets go 27-4 overall this past season and reach the Sweet Sixteen in the NCAA Tournament. R-MC went 15-1 in ODAC contests, claiming its third straight regular season title. The Yellow Jackets went 12-0 at home in Crenshaw Gym. Sophomore guard Buzz Anthony was named All-America Second Team.
The Yellow Jackets went 12-4 in ODAC play during the 2017-18 campaign and claimed the league's regular-season title.
During the 2016-17 season, Matturo helped the Yellow Jackets go 13-3 in conference contests and sharing the ODAC regular season title with Guilford.
Matturro spent the 2014-15 season at Shenandoah University as the full-time assistant coach under Rob Pryor. He was involved with all aspects of the program with an emphasis on recruiting, player development and opponent scouting.
From 2012-14, Matturro was the Director of Basketball Operations at Mount St. Mary’s University under Jamion Christian. In both of his years in Emmitsburg, the Mountaineers finished in the top 10 nationally in three-point field goals made per game and in the top 100 nationally in steals per game. During his time, The Mount reached consecutive NEC Tournament Championship Games and won the 2014 NEC Tournament Championship, securing a bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Prior to his time at The Mount, Matturro served as a graduate manager at Virginia Commonwealth University under head coach Shaka Smart. During that 2011-12 season, VCU won the 2012 CAA Tournament title and advanced to the Round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament with a win over Wichita State.
Before his tenure at VCU, Matturro spent three seasons at Siena College as the Director of Basketball Operations from 2008-11. Siena won consecutive MAAC regular season and tournament titles in his first two seasons with the Saints under Fran McCaffery. In 2008-09, Siena advanced to the Round of 32 of the NCAA Tournament after posting a win over Ohio State. While at Siena, Matturro assisted the coaching staff in all aspects of the program, playing a vital role in the oversight of the team's film exchange and coordination of travel.
Matturro has worked at every level including two years at the Boys' Latin School of Maryland as the Head JV Coach. Prior to his time at Boys’ Latin, he worked at Bishop Kearney High School in Rochester, N.Y. as the Head Coach of the Boys’ Freshman team. He gained additional experience working for the Hoop Group at various high school, grassroots, and individual events.
Matturro graduated from St. John Fisher College in May of 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics. He earned his Master's Degree through VCU's Center for Sport Leadership in 2012.