Matt Hawkey, PhD, CSCS, CPSS

Matt Hawkey, PhD, CSCS, CPSSMarquette University

Schroeder Complex, 248B

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-7748

Clinical Assistant Professor

Exercise Science

Matt Hawkey joined the Department of Physical Therapy, Sport and Exercise Science Analytics at Marquette University in the fall of 2022.

Matt has over 20 years of sport and performance analytics industry experience. He has served in a variety of roles built around the use of data analytics to help improve human performance. Hs experience spread across professional, collegiate, and youth sport and military domains includes serving as a data and sport scientist, director of performance and analysis, and coach. His PhD focused on providing a framework to support athlete selection in professional soccer.  Utilizing a wide variety of technology and data sources, Matt’s applied focus and research primarily investigates how human performance data and sport analytics can best profile, monitor, and forecast athlete performance to improve organizational decision making.


  • Ph.D., Institute for Health and Sport, Sport Analytics and Technology, Victoria University – Melbourne, VIC, AU
  • M.S., Exercise Science, Western Kentucky University – Bowling Green, KY
  • B.S., Business Management, Western Kentucky University – Bowling Green, KY

Courses Taught

  • SPRT 6190: Advanced Strength and Conditioning: Data Analytics
  • SPRT 6600: Project Design and Development in Sports and Exercise Analytics
  • SPRT 6931: Topics in Sports and Exercise Analytics
  • SPRT 6958: Reading and Research in Sports and Exercise Analytics
  • SPRT 6998: Professional Project in Sport and Exercise Analytics
  • SPRT 6999: Master’s Thesis


  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (National Strength and Conditioning Association)
  • Certified Performance and Sport Scientist (National Strength and Conditioning Association)