Coach Goto started playing lacrosse his senior year at Foothill High School and was a member of the first graduating class of lacrosse players at Foothill in 2001. Matt went on to play lacrosse at Chapman University and was named 1st team WCLL, All-American, Team Captain, and Team MVP in his senior season. After graduating, Matt jumped right in to coaching at Chapman and was the offensive coordinator for the Panthers for four years, with back-to-back national championship appearances in the MCLA. Matt was the founder of the lacrosse program at Mater Dei High School where he helped lead them to an OC Division II title in 2010. Matt Goto was also the cofounder of Best Coast Lacrosse in Huntington Beach, where he coached and steered the program for two years. Matt has his B.A. in Liberal Studies, Masters in Education, and is currently teaching geometry at Foothill High School. Matt lives in East Side Costa Mesa with his wife Katie,dog Drogo, and brand new daughter Sakai Kristie Goto. He enjoys traveling, backpacking the globe, fishing, hunting and all types of sports.