Name: Matt Simpson
Sport: Goalball
Classification: B3
Height: 5-10
DOB: 3/30/1990
Birthplace: Atlanta, Ga.
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: Whitefield Academy (Smyrna, Ga.) ‘08
College: Washington & Lee University ‘12, Political Science; University of Virginia School of Law ‘20
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2016, 2020); One-time Paralympic medalist (1 silver)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, 4th
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016, silver
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2014 – bronze
  • Years of Participation: 2014
  • Medals: 1 (1 bronze)
  • Bronze – 2014
Personal: Son of Hal and Linda Simpson…Works as an associate at Sidley & Austin LLP…Born with a congenital retina disease that left him with severely impaired vision from an early age…Became active in sports and found goalball at a U.S. Association of Blind Athletes Sports Education Camp in 1999…Hobbies include skiing, hiking, climbing and triathlons.