Matt Klein enters his fifth season in charge of the Packers' football logistics and team travel and his 25th season with the club overall. Klein spent the 2018 season as director of coaching operations/team travel and worked the 12 previous seasons as the team's football administration coordinator. He originally joined the Packers as administrative assistant/football in 1999.
Klein is responsible for coordinating the travel arrangements for every Packers home and away game, which includes air and ground transportation and securing hotel accommodations for the team, coaching staff and all members of the traveling party. His duties include traveling to road-game locations two or three days in advance of the team in order to direct travel arrangements onsite. In addition, he serves as the point of contact for visiting teams traveling to Green Bay. Klein assists the personnel department with travel details for the team's tryout players, free agents and local pro day as well as the Packers' pre-draft visits. Klein continues to coordinate all offseason and training-camp logistics, including housing and transportation. He assists with corporate travel requests and works as an advisor to the football-operations and coaching staffs.
As football administration coordinator and then as director of coaching operations/team travel, Klein was responsible for coordinating all facets of the team's daily operations, including the coaching staff's schedule, in addition to his travel-coordination duties. He also served as the coaching staff's liaison on all matters relating to the athletic training, equipment, communications, video and football technology departments. Klein was the point person in managing each Packers practice and team function, including offseason minicamps, organized team activities and training camp.
In 2010, he served as part of a group of team staffers that helped plan the arrangements needed to move the organization's operations to North Texas for the week leading up to Super Bowl XLV.
A native of Clintonville, Wis., Klein spent five seasons working with Barry Alvarez and the football staff at the University of Wisconsin. He contributed to a program that earned berths in four bowl games, including a victory in the Rose Bowl after the '98 season. Klein left school early to accept a position with the Packers in 1999. He completed his coursework at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and earned his bachelor's degree in marketing, with a minor in economics.
Klein and his wife, Leah, live in Green Bay and have two sons, Nathan and Owen. Nathan is in his fourth year as a student assistant with the University of Oklahoma football team.