30 May Matt Paja
Director of Strength & Conditioning
Grand View University
Matt Paja joined the Viking Athletics Staff as the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator in the spring of 2013. Prior to Grand View, Paja was the Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning at Wayne State University (2011-13) and the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Southwest Minnesota State (2009-11). During the 2008-09 season, he was an intern at the University of Notre Dame.
Paja earned his undergrad degree in Exercise Science -Strength and Conditioning from Central College where he interned from 2006-09. He graduated with his Master of Science in Education-Sports Leadership from Southwest Minnesota State in 2011.
Paja is a Strength and Conditioning Certified Coach (SCCC) w/ Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA.)