About Matt


Matt Brown holds a Master’s Degree in Kinesiology from Chico State University with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology. He also served as the Sprint and Middle Distance Coach for the CSU, Chico Track and Field Team during his time there. Matt joined the NorCal coaching staff in 2011 and is the current Facility Manager. He makes it his priority for NorCal to continue to have a family friendly community which fosters a healthy, supportive, and quality driven atmosphere.   Matt loves to learn and educate others. He works well with athletes with existing sports related conditions and medical issues.  His attention to detail and experience with mobility, flexibility, strength, conditioning, and functional movement allow him to help each client correct movement patterns and gain the strength and stability that will allow for health and lifelong activity. Whether it’s preparing for an athletic event or improving your health or mobility, Matt has the education, experience, and motivation to help you achieve your goals and beyond.

Posts by Matt

Movement Monday: Bulgarian Goat Back

Hello all you NorCalers!  Guess what?  That’s right…you guessed it!  It’s a #winday.  This week on Movement Monday is the Bulgarian Goat Back.  Definitely one of the most interesting names of movements we perform in the gym, but don’t let the...

Movement Monday: The Barbell Box Squat

Hello NorCalers!  Nice work on finishing up this last 8 week cycle!  We saw many of you PR on Back Squats, Deadlifts, Push Press/Press, Olympic Weightlifts, Push Ups, Hinge Rows, etc.  This week marks the start of another 8 week cycle!  Stay tuned on the blog for more...

Movement Monday: Death Stretch

Hello NorCalers!  This week on Movement Monday we are going to talk about one of our favorite mobility exercises, the Death Stretch, also commonly known as the Couch Stretch by Kelly Starrett of MobilityWod. In this day and age most of us suffer from inactivity by...