|Position:||Associate Director of Athletics/Development|
|Alma Mater:||Knox College|
Matt Hayden was named Saint Louis University's Associate Director of Athletics for Development in October 2012. Hayden oversees all aspects of development and revenue generation, including the Billiken Club.
Prior to his arrival at SLU, Hayden spent nine years at Washington University in St. Louis. From 2004-06, he was the Development Director for the University's College of Arts and Sciences. In October 2006, he was named Associate Director of Development in the Bears' Department of Athletics.
In addition to his experience at Wash. U., Hayden served as Assistant Director of Development in the athletics department at the University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition, he was a fundraising fellow at the University of Illinois after serving as a graduate assistant in the Fighting Illini's development office.
Hayden is a 1998 graduate of Knox College, where he played football and baseball. He received a master's degree from Illinois.