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Matt Martin
Sacramento, California, United States

As the Portland Timbers Director of Domestic Scouting, Matt Martin manages a staff of five MLS Scouts spread across the USA, supervising the collection of scouting data for the Timbers technical staff. Matt covers youth, collegiate, semi-professional, USL, NASL & MLS matches in his region for recruitment and advanced scouting, reporting directly to General Manager, Gavin Wilkinson and Head Coach, Caleb Porter.
Previously Matt scouted for the New York Red Bulls (2008 - 2011) under Jeff Agoos, and for Sporting Kansas City under John Pascarella and Sporting Director Peter Vermes (2011 - 2015) where he was Domestic Scouting Coordinator and a regional scout.

Read this SB Nation Article:  The Role of the Scout in MLS

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