Matt Risko enters his first season as an assistant baseball coach in 2022-23, overseeing all pitching duties for CU.
Risko pitched for the Phoenix from 2019-2021 as a reliever out of the bullpen. During his time with the Phoenix, Risko earned NAIA Scholar-Athlete and Mid-South Conference All-Academic honors.
Most recently, Risko worked as a scout with the SoBro Agency in Nashville. While working for SoBro, he also analyzed the state-of-the-art Trackman data and worked on pitch design with represented athletes at Ward Sports Performance. He also has past experience as a video scout with Baseball Info Solutions in Coplay, PA.
He received his bachelor’s degree in Sports Management from Cumberland in the spring of 2021. Prior to Cumberland, he played baseball at De Anza Community College.