Former Quincy High School Head Boys/Girls Coach and Culver Stockton Women’s Assistant Coach Matt Longo has joined the Men’s and Women’s coaching staff at John Wood Community College.

From 1997-99, Longo served as an assistant with the C-SC men's team before being the named the first head coach of the Wildcat women's program in 2000. He spent four seasons in that position, compiling a 44-30-2 overall record, a .592 winning percentage. He served as an assistant coach with the men's program in 2018 after retiring from teaching in the Quincy (Ill.) school district.

Longo served two stints coaching the Quincy High School boys program, spanning 23 seasons in which he became one of the winningest coaches in Illinois High School Association history. Longo compiled a 386-104-55 record at QHS, coaching from 1987-96 and 2004-16.

Longo led the Blue Devils to four state tournament appearances, including a second place finish in the Class 3A state tournament in 2015, and a fourth-place finish in the single-class tourney in 1995.

His teams won 13 or more games in each of the last 13 seasons. Twice he had teams win 20 or more games, and the Blue Devils fashioned together a string of nine straight Western Big Six Conference championships from 1987-95. Quincy won 20 WB6 titles under Longo's watch.

A graduate of Quincy Notre Dame High School, Longo played soccer at Quincy (Ill.) University and was part of Four  NAIA national championship teams.

He and his wife, Amy, live in Quincy and have three children – Rose, Jacob and Michael – and four grandchildren.