Matt Schiff
Matt Schiff
Title: Assistant Coach/ Dir. of Operations
Phone: 893-2265
Honors: First Season

Schiff joins the UCSB coaching staff for the 2014-15 season as an Assistant Coach and Director of Basketball Operations.

Before arriving in Santa Barbara, Schiff spent a year as the Director of Basketball Operations for Morehead State's women's basketball program. He managed and coordinated all team travel, film exchange and assisted in video breakdown. He also held game day duties including: pre/post game meals, ticket requests and gathering stats during games. Other responsibilities included organizing community service and updating the program's social media sites. 

A graduate of Rutgers University, Schiff was a student manager and on the practice squad for the school's women's basketball team during Mitchell's final season (2010-11) with the Scarlet Knights. He attended all practices and film sessions during that time. 

Schiff played for the Rutgers men's basketball team in the 2009-10 campaign gaining invaluable experience in the Big East Conference. He later made the transition to the women's basketball program. From 2011-13, he assisted in day-to-day operations of the team as a student-assistant. He gained invaluable experience assisting in video and scouting breakdowns, attended staff meetings, assisted with tracking offensive and defensive plays executed in each game, as well as organized and interviewed potential student-managers and practice players for the program. During those years, he developed his basketball foundation while working under Hall of Fame coach C. Vivian Stringer. 

Prior to college, Schiff was a top-10 career scorer at Wildwood HS in New Jersey.