Matthew Komer enters his fourth season with the University of Massachusetts Women's Basketball program as the team's academic advisor. He also serves as the academic advisor for the men's basketball and ice hockey teams in his current role as assistant director of academic support.
His primary responsibilities include overseeing the academics of all three programs, including tutor coordination, advising student-athletes on course selection, and planning programs for career counseling. He also coordinates the monitoring of academic rules and regulations pertaining to university and NCAA standards. In addition to his everyday duties, he also fosters and maintains relationships with various offices and departments on-campus for the betterment of the students. He was a finalist for the University's Outstanding Advisor Award in 2002.
Prior to being named to his present position in September of 2000, Komer spent four years as an administrative assistant, following a four-year stint as head student manager.
A native of South Hadley, Mass., Komer earned his Bachelor of Science degree from UMass in Sport Management in 1996 and his Master's Degree in Higher Education in 1999. He is single and resides in South Hadley.
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