Chris Matejka was named head coach of the Ohio Northern men's soccer team in December of 2019 after serving as the interim head coach for the 2019 season. He spent the previous six seasons as an assistant coach for his alma mater.
As the interim head coach, the Polar Bears went 13-6-3, a .591 winning percentage, and advanced to the NCAA Tournament as an at-large selection. During the regular season, ONU shut out opponents in five straight games and enjoyed a 10-game win streak.
Matejka is a 2013 graduate of ONU. He was a four-year varsity letter winner for the program and a captain as a senior.
During his ONU soccer career as a player, Chris won four Ohio Athletic Conference Championships and made four consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances. As a senior, he was named D3Soccer.com All-American and OAC Midfielder of the Year.
He played in 96 games with 74 career starts. Matejka scored 19 goals, dished out 24 assists and tallied 62 career points.
Chris earned his Creative Writing degree from ONU in 2013. He's a native of Chatham, Ohio, where he attended Cloverleaf High school.
Chris and his wife, Aly, have two children, Lillian and Marek.