Matt Johnson was born in Minneapolis and played college soccer at Wisconsin-Green Bay (NCAA Division I). He has 10 years of professional experience playing for Detroit Ignition, Cleveland Force, San Diego Sockers, Utah Blitzz and the Utah Freezz.

Since starting coaching, Matt has coached at all levels of the game including professionally with the Detroit Ignition.  Matt currently coaches within the Wolves ECNL program.  In addition to coaching teams for the Wolves Matt is also the Head Mens Coach at Lordes University.

Matt currently holds the US Soccer 'B' License.


  • Wolves-Hawks coach since 2015
  • Former Boys Michigan ODP Head Coach
  • Former Head Coach of Marygrove College (NAIA)
  • Former Coach at Plymouth Reign
  • Former Coach at Michigan Alliance