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Siegel's duties at TCU include, instructing the hitters and working with the hitters on base running. He also serves as the team's third base coach. His knowledge of the game has payed dividends already as the Frogs had a combined batting average of .294 and swiped 63 bags under his guidance in 2004. The Frogs also produced 427 runs in 2004, the most since 1999.
The Frogs saw even more offensive production in 2005 under Siegel's tutelage. TCU finished the season with a .310 batting average, the highest since the 1997 season. The 454 runs scored is the most since 1996.
"Matt has a tremendous amount of baseball knowledge and is the best young coach that I have been around," raved Schlossnagle. "He was a big part of the success we had at UNLV last season and is a tireless worker."
His responsibilities as a coach at UNLV included coaching the infielders and assisting with the hitters. In 2003, under his direction, the Rebels set a school mark with a .970 fielding percentage.
As a player, Siegel was a four-year starter at the University of Florida as both an infielder and outfielder. He was a member the 1998 Florida Gator team that qualified for the College World Series in Omaha, Neb. He earned Freshman All-American honors in 1998 and was named Academic All-SEC from 1997-2001. For his career, Siegel held a .303 batting average, along with a .921 fielding percentage.
He has also served as an assistant coach in the Cape Cod Baseball League, where he coached the Cotuit Kettlers in 2002. This past summer, Siegel served as the head coach of the Arlington Senators, a collegiate summer league in Northern Virginia.
"I am pleased with the direction of the TCU baseball program," said Siegel. "I can foresee a lot of success in the immediate future."
He received a bachelors degree in finance in 2000 and a post-baccalaureate in history in 2001 from the University of Florida.