Matt Phillips is starting his fifth year as the assistant director of sales at North Texas. A four-year letterman for North Texas from 2005-08, Phillips assists Hank Dickenson with the athletic department's sales and partnership efforts.
As the assistant director of sales, Phillips is charge of groups sales, assists with the Mean Green sponsorships/advertisement and manages the hotel/restaurant partnerships. He is also the liaison for the North Texas Lettermen's Association.
Prior to working in the athletic department, Phillips spent seven months in an internship with the Greater Denton Sports Commission. There he helped plan a 5K, a golf tournament, and a sports banquet among other major events for the organization.
As a football student-athlete, Phillips threw for 791 yards on 64-of-132 (48.5 percent) passing in his four years for the Mean Green. The General Studies graduate even started three games at QB, including the season opener at Texas in 2006.
The San Angelo, Texas, native finished his career with a 101.2 efficiency rating, and was the squad's primary placeholder in each of the last two seasons.
In high school, Phillips was named the All-West Texas Super Team MVP by the San Angelo Standard-Times after throwing for 1,950 yards as a senior. He even led the Lakeview Chiefs to a share of the District 4-4A title en route to Offensive MVP honors.