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Lahiff, Class of 1975, joins Matignon as Director of Athletics

July 31, 2018

Matignon High School has hired Mike Lahiff, Matignon Class of 1975, as their next Director of Athletics.  Lahiff comes to Matignon after serving as Athletic Director at Stoneham High School for 13 years and most recently as the Athletic Director at Watertown High School for the past 11 years.

“Matignon High School is truly fortunate to be able to welcome Mike back home to his alma mater,” shared Headmaster Tim Welsh. “Mike’s professionalism and unwavering commitment to the student-athletes and coaches he has worked with throughout his career is exactly what we need now to continue to build on our strong athletic foundation.”

Lahiff also served as basketball coach at Matignon during the 1980s, and as one of ten siblings to attend school here, his, and his family’s, bonds run deep on Matignon Road. “Matignon High School has always been a big family, and to be able to have Mike once again wear the Green and Gold and work with our students is great for our community,” Welsh shared.

“Our family has always had strong ties to Matignon High School, with all of my siblings joining me in halls of our great school. The opportunity to join the Matignon community in this way, working with students, coaches, and staff, is extremely meaningful. I am truly honored to be appointed Athletic Director for Matignon High School, and I look forward to helping our student-athletes continue to expect excellence in all aspects of their high school careers,” Lahiff shared.

In addition to his professional experiences in Stoneham and Watertown, Lahiff also has held several leadership positions within the MIAA, both currently and throughout his career.  He will begin at Matignon High School immediately.

Matignon High School is a private, Catholic high school located in Cambridge, MA. Matignon High School is member of the Catholic Central League. For more information on Matignon High School, visit

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