Matt Keating joined the Tufts University hockey team as an assistant coach in 2013. After Keating’s first season he was named the top assistant and the team has made the NESCAC playoffs four years in a row beating Trinity in 2015 and Williams in 2016 for the program's first two playoffs wins. In 2017 the team had the most NESCAC wins in program history.
Keating graduated from Northeastern University in 2002 with a degree in Criminal Justice. He also added a degree in Accounting from Bentley University in May 2013.
While at Northeastern, Keating was a scholarship athlete in both baseball and hockey. In 106 appearances for the men's hockey team as a forward, he tallied 34 points - 15 goals, 19 assists. As the first baseman for the Huskies' baseball team, Keating starred, racking up numerous awards and honors including Most Valuable Player and Northeastern University Athlete of the Year.
The San Francisco Giants selected Keating in the 2000 Major League Baseball Free Agent Draft. From 2000-03 he played for the organization's minor league teams in Arizona, Oregon and California.
An Arlington resident, Keating is responsible for assisting in all hockey matters both on and off the ice.