Matt Denham

Matt Denham

Matt Denham

About Matt Denham


Swimming and Water Polo.


Matt Denham earned his BA from UC Berkeley and went on to take an MA in physiological psychology, graduate student lecturer, and physiology lab manager at SFSU. His Master’s thesis examined the correlation between stress reduction and memory retention. In addition to regular exercise providing a key ingredient to overall mind/body wellness, it also reduces stress and helps you retain all the info you study!

He brings extensive coaching experience including nationally ranked varsity club coaching in water polo, is a multi-sport athlete, registered USA Water Polo coach, masters water polo, open water swimmer, certification from USA swimming, and 20 years working with a wide array of individuals from beginners to D1 bound athletes.


Office Hour:

12:15-1:00 Tuesdays or by appointment.

Course Syllabi:

Current and Past Courses

Teaching Schedule Fall 2021

Level - SecCourse#Course NameDay and TimeLocation
1-1 30826 Swimming 1 MW 10-11A HEARST POOL
2-1 30900 Swimming 2 MW 11-12P HEARST POOL
3-2 30906 Swimming 3 MW 1-2P HEARST POOL
4-1 30938 Swimming 4 TuTh 10-11A HEARST POOL
3-3 22878 Swimming 3 TuTh 11-12P HEARST POOL
2-2 30901 Swimming 2 TuTh 1-2P HEARST POOL
1-2 30866 Swimming 1 TuTh 2-3P HEARST POOL
1-3 30875 Water Polo 1 W 2-4P HEARST POOL