Having received a BA in photojournalism from Western Kentucky University, Matthew began his career at Inside Sports magazine and Century Publishing Company. He joined the Allsport photographic agency in 1994 where he first served as an editor, then as a photographer. It was there that he first met Doug and his family, Bettyann, Devan, and two bad dogs. Allsport would later become Getty Images. He has covered numerous events with an emphasis on tennis, including over 30 Grand Slams. Covering sport has taken him all over the world, his last posting being in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. He currently resides in Denver, Colorado.