Coach Riden is starting his 3rd season as the offensive line coach for the Spartans in 2020. Coach Matt Riden is a 2003 graduate of Morgan County High School. After playing football and baseball for the Bulldogs, he attended UGA where he majored in Sports Studies. In 2010, Coach Riden received a MAT in teaching from Piedmont College. This will his 9th year teaching and coaching the Georgia. Coach Riden has coached football and baseball at Winder-Barrow High School, Monticello High School, and most recently at Putnam County High School where he served as the football program’s Offensive Coordinator and Head Baseball Coach. Coach Riden is the Head Boys Golf Coach starting in 2021. Coach Riden enjoys playing golf, hanging out with his family, and sporting events (especially anything at UGA, GO DAWGS!). He and his wife Lindsay are huge football fans and excited to be Spartans!