Matthew Baetzhold is a private educator in the Asheville, NC area. His teaching journey started with Snowboarding and Tutoring in the late 90's. Through his career he has worked for private and public institutions, including 8 years as Academic Coordinator for the SUNY Fredonia Upward Bound Program. Matthew has always brought a passion to teaching, his greatest joy is sharing what he knows and what he has learned. Through all of this Matthew has been a gamer and seeks to promote games as a key to learning about the world. In 2015, he started an after school program focused on Magic: the Gathering. The club branched into a competitive youth team. He has since started clubs in other schools and incorporated games into his tutoring practice.