|Born||September 3, 1963|
|Alma mater||McNeese State University|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1986–1988||Sam Houston HS (LA) (Assistant)|
|1989–1990||Vinton HS (LA)|
|1991–1994||Jennings HS (LA)|
|1995–1998||Sulphur HS (LA)|
|1999||McNeese State (LB)|
|2000–2006||McNeese State (OC)|
|Head coaching record|
Matt Viator (born September 3, 1963) is an American football coach. He is currently the head football coach at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He served as the head football coach at McNeese State University from 2006 to 2015. He began his coaching career in 1986 as a high school assistant coach, before leading several high schools in southwestern Louisiana as a head coach. Viator began his college coaching career at McNeese State in 1999, and was elevated to head coach four games into the 2006 season after the firing of Tommy Tate.
Head coaching record
|McNeese State Cowboys (Southland Conference) (2006–2015)|
|2006||McNeese State||6–2||5–1||1st||L FCS Playoffs First Round|
|2007||McNeese State||11–1||7–0||1st||L FCS Playoffs First Round|
|2009||McNeese State||9–3||6–1||T–1st||L FCS Playoffs First Round|
|2013||McNeese State||10–3||6–1||2nd||L FCS Playoffs Second Round|
|2015||McNeese State||10–1||9–0||1st||L FCS Playoffs Second Round|
|Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks (Sun Belt Conference) (2016–present)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
- Hunsucker, Adam (December 15, 2015). "Viator “excited” to be ULM’s new football coach". The News-Star. Monroe. Archived from the original on December 16, 2015. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
- Hunsucker, Adam (December 15, 2015). "Viator ready for challenge of rebuilding ULM". The News-Star. Monroe. Archived from the original on December 16, 2015. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
- Stark, Cody (October 5, 2006). "McNeese fires Tate after only 4 games". The Huntsville Item. Huntsville, Texas. Retrieved January 11, 2012.