Matt Herring, a former Southwest Texas State Bobcat, was hired by the Spurs as director of athletic performance, the team .
Herring spent the past five years as the strength and conditioning coordinator for the Florida Gators men’s basketball team and men’s and womens’ golf programs. He previously worked at Oklahoma State University and was an intern at Texas.
“Coming from one of the premier programs in college basketball led by Billy Donovan at Florida, Matt brings championship credentials with him and we look forward to the contributions he will bring to our team,” said R.C. Buford, the Spurs’ president of sports franchises.
Herring earned his bachelor’s degree in exercise sports science from Southwest Texas in 1994 and a master’s of education in kinesiology from Texas in 2002. The Austin native was a teacher in the Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City School District from 1994-99.