Matt Rush

mrush@allenacademy.org

Head of School, Assistant Varsity Golf Coach

 

Academic Background:

What do you love about Allen?

Other hats you wear or have worn at Allen or previous schools:

What are you passionate about?  Writing, baseball, and my family

Interesting Facts about you:  I was fortunate to have seen 6 of 7 continents by the age of 14 – a gift I never take for granted.

Favorite book? The Junction Boys – Jim Dent

Favorite quote?Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.” – John Dewey

What causes are close to your heart? Anything related to helping young people grow, succeed, and have access to quality education

If you were a fictional character, who would you be?  Chirrut Îmwe – he was a character in Star Wars – Rogue One.  I love his belief in good, his loyalty to friends, and ultimately giving his life for a greater cause.

If a movie was made about your life, who would play you? Dax Shepard