Name: Matt Anderson
Position: Opposite/Outside Hitter
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Volleyball
Height: 6-10
Weight: 212
DOB: 4/18/1987
Birthplace: Buffalo, N.Y.
Hometown: West Seneca, N.Y.
High School: West Seneca High School (West Seneca, N.Y.) '05
College: Pennsylvania State University
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (2012, 2016, 2020); one-time Olympic Medalist (1 bronze)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, bronze
  • Olympic Games London 2012, 5th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – bronze
  • Years of participation: 2010, 2014, 2018
  • Medals: 1 (1 bronze)
  • Bronze – 2018
Personal: Mother is Nancy Anderson…Father, Michael Anderson, died in January 2010...Has three older sisters, Jennifer, Joelle and Amy and one older brother Joshua... Married Jacquelyn (Jackie) Gillum in 2020... Their son Michael James (Jamie) was born in 2020... Has a tattoo on his wrist in honor of his nephew Tristin, who is autistic…Hosts an annual volleyball tournament to benefit autism awareness…Interested in professional sports, cars and fashion… Left college following his junior year to play professionally with the Hyundai Capital Skywalkers in Korea…Has played professionally in Russia, Italy and Korea… At 25, was the youngest player on the 2012 U.S. Men’s Olympic Volleyball Team.