Matt Boland

OFFICIAL #18
NBA Experience 18th season
Born September 28, 1966 (Putnam, Conn.)
Resides Manchester, Conn.
High School Marianapolis Prep (Thompson, Conn.)
College Quinebaug Valley ’90

Matt Boland has worked 934 regular-season games and one playoff game over 16 seasons as an NBA official. He also officiated the 2016 NBA All-Star Game in Toronto.

Prior to joining the NBA, he spent seven years officiating in the CBA, including the 1999, 2000 and 2001 CBA Finals. He also officiated for five years in the WNBA, highlighted by the 2002 and 2003 Finals, as well as two years in the NBA G League, including the 2003 Finals. Boland has five years of USBL officiating experience.

Boland officiated at the collegiate level for four years, working in the MAAC, Ivy League and Ohio Valley Conference, among others. He also has high school officiating experience in his home state of Connecticut, where he refereed State Finals games in 1997 and 1998.

Boland served in the Connecticut National Guard from 1987-95. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in 1990 before being promoted to 1st Lieutenant in 1992.

An accomplished golfer, Boland has competed in several PGA of America events and worked as a PGA professional.

Fun Facts

Favorite TV Show Seinfeld
Favorite Movie Tin Cup
Favorite Musician Tom Petty
Favorite Book High Performance Habits
Favorite Meal Pizza
Favorite App Dark Sky
Would Most Like To Visit Scotland
Bucket List Play golf at Augusta National