Matt Shadeed joined the Ole Miss staff as assistant strength and conditioning coach for football in 2012.
Shadeed came to Ole Miss from Southern Miss, where he directed strength and conditioning programs for the Lady Eagle basketball and softball teams while assisting with the football program. The Golden Eagles enjoyed a historic year on the football field in 2011, winning 12 games and a Conference USA championship.
Prior to joining the Golden Eagles, Shadeed was a graduate assistant at Nova Southeastern (Fla.), where he directed strength programs for men's basketball, men's soccer, track & field, swimming & diving, women's tennis and softball. Shadeed helped the NSU men's swimming program to a conference championship in its inaugural season.
Shadeed began his career as an intern at LSU, where he assisted with men and women's basketball, women's softball, swimming & diving and women's tennis. He was also instructed by Olympic Hall of Fame weightlifting coach Gayle Hatch during his stint in the Baton Rouge area.
In 2009, Shadeed received his bachelor's degree from Southern Miss in the field of human performance and recreation with an emphasis in exercise science. He earned a master's degree in athletic administration from Nova Southeastern.
A native of Hoover, Ala., Shadeed is Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified through the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association. At the 2011 CSCCa National Conference, Shadeed was a recipient of the John Stucky Award, which is given to outstanding SCCC candidates who perform highly during the practical portion of the examination. He is also certified by United States Weightlifting as a Level 1 Sports Performance Coach and by the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Corrective Exercise Specialist.