Matt Ozanne is a well-known athlete and coach in his hometown of Scottsdale, Arizona. Matt attended Notre Dame Preparatory High School where he played for Head Coach Gaetano Gianni from 2005-2009. During his high school baseball career he was ranked as the No. 1 outfielder in the state by Perfect Game Crosschecker, helping the Saints rank as high as No. 2 nationally and leading the Saints to multiple AIA State Championship Finals.
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