In lieu of beginning his professional baseball career, Matt accepted an athletic scholarship from Santa Clara University. While playing for the Broncos, Matt was named All-West Coast Conference in 2010 and "newcomer of the year". Throughout college, Matt played for notable summer leagues (Northwoods league, Alaska Baseball League, and West Coast League), winning the Alaska Baseball League Championship in 2010.
In 2013, he graduated from Santa Clara University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications. Since 2017, Matt has coached youth athletes on the Scottsdale Scorpions and the Junior Falcons Baseball Teams. Matt looks forward to establishing RAS Baseball Club as a premiere baseball organization with longtime friend and teammate Coach Casey Upperman.
• 2009 MLB Draft Pick (Arizona Diamondbacks)
• Ranked No. 1 outfielder in the state by Perfect Game Crosschecker
• Selected to 2008 Area Code Games
• Started in CF for 4 years at the D1 level for Santa Clara University
• 2010 WCC All-Freshman Team
• 2010 SCU Baseball Newcomer of the Year
• NDP Stolen Bases Record Holder - 49 bases in 33 games
• 2009 ESPN Rise All-Area selection
• 2009 Arizona Republic First Team Class 4A All-State selection
• Scottsdale Scorpions Head Coach 2017-2020
He received his Bachelors degree in Exercise Science from Grand Canyon University in Spring of 2014 and his Masters degree in Athletic Training from Northern Arizona University in Spring of 2016.
While in graduate school, Joe worked as an intern with various NFL teams (primarily the Arizona Cardinals) at Fischer Institute of Physical Therapy and Performance doing offseason training programs.
Joe Harvey has been working at Cactus Shadows High School as the head athletic trainer since the Fall of 2016. Joe started the sports medicine program during his first year at Cactus Shadows High School and is the HOSA advisor. In 2018, he started also working at Rio Salado Community College as the lead faculty for allied health and an adjunct professor. In 2019, he took over the first aid and CPR department while also creating the sports medicine program for the college.