Matt Bucklin begins his third season on the Georgia staff, continuing an association he began with the Bulldogs as a walkon guard in the fall of 2008.
The Marietta, Ga., native served the past two seasons as a graduate assistant with the Bulldogs. He was promoted to the position of Operations Coordinator in July of 2014.
Bucklin played four seasons (2009-12) for Georgia as a reserve point guard. During his career Bucklin earned a number of accolades for his work off the court. Most prominent among them included: 4-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll, 2012 SEC "Good Works" Team member and 2012 member of the UGA Student-Athlete Advisory Council.
Bucklin recently completed his master's degree in the Sport Management program at UGA. His older brother Mike preceded him as a member of the Bulldog basketball program in the 2003-04 seasons.