Teach for understanding to inspire students to go beyond.
Mathew Geddes ’93 is a SMUS lifer. While at school, Mat was an all-rounder, fully immersed in sport, music and academics. He went on to receive a BSc from UVic with a double major in Mathematics and Psychology, and a BEd at UVic, before recently finishing his MMT (Masters of Mathematics Teaching) at the University of Waterloo.
Mat has worked in the SMUS boarding community since January of 1999; and currently, alongside his wife Lindsay Brooke – SMUS Athletic Director, he is the Senior House Parent in Barnacle House. In 2003, Mat began working in the Senior Mathematics Department and in particular loves the challenge of teaching the AP Calculus BC course.
He spends his free time writing songs and singing them on his guitar, working on the cabin on Gabriola Island, surfing, playing hockey and spending quality time with his two daughters. Travel to ancient sites around the globe is also one of his passions.