Vice President for Student Life and Athletics

Matt Hill ’89, Ed.D.

Matt Hill returned to Northwestern in the summer of 1999 from Des Moines, Iowa, where he was a teacher and coach for six years, being involved with varsity cross country, track, and basketball teams.

Hill serves as the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) sport liaison for football and is a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) national board. In addition, he holds memberships in CoSIDA, NACDA, NAIA-SIDA, and the USATF. Hill was selected as the 2003 NAIA Region III Athletic Director of the Year.

Hill attended University of Northwestern, where he lettered in football, wrestling, cross-country, and track. He received a master’s degree in business administration and teaching from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1993, followed by the completion of his doctoral degree in educational leadership from St. Mary's University (Minn.) in 2007.

Hill and his wife Miriam reside in New Brighton, Minnesota, with their three children Ryan, Aaron and Lauren.