Matt Boland

NBA Experience 21st season
Born September 28, 1966 (Putnam, Conn.)
Resides Manchester, Conn.
High School Marianapolis Prep (Thompson, Conn.)
College Quinebaug Valley ’90

Matt Boland has officiated 1,127 regular-season games and one playoff game in 20 seasons as an NBA staff official. He also worked the 2016 NBA All-Star Game in Toronto. 

Before joining the NBA, Boland officiated two years in the NBA G League, five years in the WNBA and seven years in the Continental Basketball Association. He refereed the Finals in all three leagues. Boland also has five years of officiating experience in the United States Basketball League.

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