Matt LaMotte / History teacher


A native of Maryland's Eastern Shore, Matt grew up in Baltimore and attended St. Paul's School for Boys. He then attended Washington & Lee University, where he majored in History and played lacrosse. Matt continues to follow his passion for lacrosse by coaching and playing on a high level. He is also an avid bird watcher and hunter (especially waterfowl), and fly fisherman. Matt is very proud of his two sons, Matt Jr., a media producer for Interscope/Universal Records, and Peter, a Navy veteran who served tours of duty in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Matt has taught at college preparatory schools in New Hampshire, Ohio, and Virginia. Here at Middleburg Academy, Matt teaches a variety of History and Social Studies courses - Western Civilization, US History, AP European History, and International Relations - and he is the advisor to the Model UN Club.