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January 5, 2005 - Dayton, OH- The Dayton Warbirds, an expansion team in the United Indoor Football Association (UIF), has announced Matt King as their new Head Coach. Mr. King is a prominent figure in the sports community and owns his own business, Excel Sports Consultants, which specializes in finding college scholarships for high school athletes.

Matt is a 2000 graduate of Urbana University where he earned his Bachelors in Business Administration. He was a four-year starter at linebacker and defensive end and was named all league three times and All-American twice. Matt was named team captain his senior year.

Matt was the assistant varsity football coach at Archbishop Alter High School in Kettering from 2000-2002, specifically coaching the defensive ends. In 2002 King was promoted to Offensive Coordinator. During King’s tenure, Alter had an overall record of 40-9 including two GCL North Championships.

In 2004 King went to the college ranks to become the Quarterback Coach and Passing Game Coordinator at Ohio Dominican University where he will remain a coaching.

“I am very excited to have Matt associated with the Warbirds,” said Jeffrey A. Jodway, President of the team. “He brings an exciting, fast-paced style of football that I think the fans will really enjoy,” added Jodway.

“I consider it an honor and a privilege to be associated with such a professional organization,” said King. “Mr. Jodway and I share the same values and goals, and I am excited to be a part of the Warbirds family.”

The Warbirds kick off their inaugural season March 17th at the Nutter Center. Season tickets are on sale now. For more information on the Warbirds, please visit their website at www.daytonwarbirds.com or call the office at (937) 427-9737.

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