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Jeff Fox – Head Coach and GM

Jeff joined the Nationals as an Assistant Coach prior to the 2018-19 season. Jeff is an HP1 certified coach that brings a focus on the defensive side of the game, and his skillset serves as the perfect balance to the established Nationals coaching staff.

Prior to joining the Nationals, Jeff spent time as an assistant coach with the Navan Grads of the CCHL and the Cumberland Bandits of the NCJHL. He also served time as a scout for the Hawkesbury Hawks (CCHL) and Cumberland Grads (CJHL). Jeff has been involved in hockey for 35+yrs first as a player and coaching at various levels in minor hockey.

Jeff is married (wife Ali) and has two children (Jake and Rylee) and they make their home in Orleans


Cell : 613-297-6660



Luc Chabot – Assistant Coach

Luc joined the Nationals coaching staff prior to the 2019-2020 season. He was previously Head Coach of the Rockland Nationals u18 team that won the HEO championship in 2017-2018.

The Ottawa native played 4yrs with the Pembroke Lumber Kings winning 2 CJHL league championships and earning 2 CJHL scoring titles. He then went on to play another 17yrs of Professional hockey in the UK and Italy. After retirement from playing, he then coached another 8yrs with the Coventry Blaze in the EIHL.

Luc moved back to Ottawa in 2014 with his son Louis




Sean Blunden – Assistant Coach

For the last three years, Sean has served as Head Coach of the Navan Grads U18 program. Prior to that, he spent two years as Associate Coach & Head Coach for the Hawkesbury Hawks U18. Over that time, he coached an HEO Minor Midget All Start team at the Peterborough Petes, Clarkson Cup and Toronto Marlboros’ Tournaments, wining two of three. He was also nominated as U18 head Coach of the year twice (2018-19 & 2021-22).

As a player, Sean played 5 years in the CCHL. Spending most of his time with the Orleans Blues/Gloucester Rangers organization and finishing with the Cornwall Colts as an over-ager. During his 19-year-old season, he put up 54 points in 55 games (18 goals, 36 assists). He was also an OHL draft pick for the Owen Sound Attack. Sean then went on to play 4 more years at the U-Sport level for the Concordia University Stingers, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations.


Matt Young – Goalie Coach

Matt Young joined the Rockland Nationals organization at the start of the 2022-2023
season and serves as the teams goalie coach.
Most recently, Matt has served as the goalie coach for the Nepean Raiders Junior A
and U18 teams from 2019-2021. He has helped two goalies from the organization
move on to the NCAA D3 level during his time with the Raiders.
Prior to Nepean, Matt also served as the goalie coach for the SUNY Canton Roos in
the 2018-2019 season. Playing at the NCAA D3 level, Matt helped the hockey
program have its most successful season in school history with a record of 14-9-2
and guided the goalies to multiple school and D3 athletic awards.
Prior to his coaching career, Matt played three seasons of Junior A hockey split
between the MJHL and NOJHL before finishing his playing career with two seasons
of NCAA D3 hockey at Finlandia University. Combined with his coaching and playing
experience, Matt brings a wealth of knowledge and success to our program.


Trainer Gerry Ferguson
Trainer Denis Dalrymple
Billet Coordinator Josée Bouchard –
Social Media Patrick Bergeron –
Scouting Staff
Ottawa Region Scout Brian Gillam @
Québec Scout Jean Maxime Paquin –
Southern Ontario Scout Logan Beechey –
Western USA Scout Chris Eagles –