Matt Kingsley is in his fourth year as a member of James Jones' staff. He works primarily with the guards. Prior to coming to Yale, he was the associate head coach at Eastern Connecticut. During his tenure at Eastern, Kingsley helped the team improve from 7-19 in 2003 to 14-12 in 2004, including a school record eight conference wins.
Prior to serving at Eastern Connecticut, Kingsley was a post graduate men's basketball coach at Saint Thomas More School in Oakdale, Conn. In 2001, he helped coach the team to a 31-3 record and the New England Prep School Class A Championship. He also spent one season as an assistant coach at Clarkson University where the team had the second most wins in school history and earned the first post-season berth in school history.
Kingsley is a 1998 graduate of Wesleyan University, where he graduated as the second all-time leading scorer and the school record holder in three-point field goals. Kingsley and his wife Makaela reside in New Haven with their daughter Amelia.