JEFF BROCK

Head Coach

~16th Season~

(7th as Head Coach)

Coach Brock enters his 16th season at Nelson and his Seventh as Head Coach. A member of the Physical Education Department, Coach Brock played his University football for the Queen's Golden Gaels. Coach Brock is also the Offensive Co-Ordinator and responsible for Special Teams. Jeff has also coached with numerous teams at the Community level. At Nelson, Brock has won 7 Halton Titles and 4 Provincial titles (2005, 2011, 2016, 2019).

JERRY PHILIP

Defensive Backs Coach

~10th Season~

 

RANDY HOFFNER

Linebackers Coach

~8th Season~

Coach Philip is back for his tenth season at Nelson. A volunteer coach who has experience at many levels in the past including the CJFL, Coach Philip will work with the Defensive Backs and along with Coach Mess and Coach Emo to run the defence. Jerry played University football for York and played in the CFL with the Edmonton Eskimos. He has been a part of three Provincial titles (2011, 2016, 2019) Coach Hoffner returns for an eighth season with the Lords. A longtime coach at many levels with the Burlington Minor Football Association, Coach Hoffner is currently the Past President of the BMFA. Both Randy's sons are former Lords and played for the Hamilton Hurricanes (CJFL).
 

BARRY EMO

Defensive Co-Ordinatoer / D-Line Coach

~4th Season~

 

EDNA PARNHAM

Manager

~7th Season~

Coach Emo returns for his fourth season at Nelson. He will work with Coach Philip and Coach Mess to run the defence. His coaching career includes many accolades and accomplishments at football from USports to the minor system. Coach Emo is a member of the Northern Football Conference Hall of Fame. Edna returns for a seventh season with the Lords to carry out administrative duties. Both Edna's sons (Connor and Tyler) are former Lord WRs. Edna's effort and support of the program are unmatched.
 

CHRIS KUSMIRSKI

Special Teams Coach

~3rd Season~

 

BRIAN BROCK

Offensive Line Coach

~2nd Season~

Chris returns to the Lords for the 2021 season. Coach K will once again work with the kickers and help to co-ordinate the Lords Special Teams. Recognized as one of the provinces top high school coaches over his 31 year teaching career at Lorne Park SS and Etobicoke CI, Coach Brock Sr has spent the past 15 years coaching the offensive line at McMaster University. He brings great experience to the Lords program having coached in East/West Bowl games, guest coached at CFL Camps, worked for Team Ontario and has been a NCCP course conductor.
 

JOSH VANDEWEERD

Receivers Coach

~2nd Season~

 

NEIL LUMSDEN

Runningbacks Coach

~1st Season~

Josh returns to once again work the receiver group after spending time in Finland playing professionally and attending school. A former Lord star, Josh had an outstanding career at McMaster with the Marauders. We are excited to once again have Josh in Red & Gold.
Neil joins Nelson for his first season in 2020. A former USPORTS Coach with the Guelph Gryphons Coach Lumsden will work with the Backs and Receviers. Neil was a CFL All Star with the Edmonton Eskimos and is a member of the CFL Hall of Fame. Coach Lumsden's son Jesse is one of the best to ever wear the Red and Gold. Welcome back Coach!
 

CHRIS KUSMIRSKI JR

Asst. Special Teams Coach

~2nd Season~

 

WILL FINCH

Quarterbacks Coach

~1st Season~

Chris Kusmirski JR returns to the Lords this season to work with his father on the Nelson Special Teams Units.
Will rejoins the Lords on a full time basis taking over from his dad as Quarterback coach. A former Lord, Will is one of the best to ever wear the Red and Gold. After a stellar career at Western, Will has made coaching stops at several USports Schools and also runs his own Quarterback Training Academy. We are excited to see Will mentor the next generation of Nelson QBs!
 
 

DR. DAVE DORION

Team Doctor

~9th Season~

 

 

Dave continues with the Nelson program this year providing our athletes with top of the line medical care and rehabilitation. With the growth of his clinic 'Burlington Sport & Spine' in the Nelson area, Dave continues to be a vital part of Nelson Lords athletics.

NICK MLEKUZ

Head Coach

~27th Season~

Coach Mlekuz returns for an amazing 27th season with the Junior Lords. As a volunteer coach his dedication to the program is unmatched. Mlekuz has won three provincial Jr. Titles and numerous Halton Championships. A dentist during the day, Coach Mlekuz has seen all of his sons play for the Lords. Nick was awarded the McMaster HS Coaching Achievement Award in 2015.

JASON PRICKETT

Defensive Coordinator

~10th Season~

 

JAMIE MCCAMON

Assistant Coach

~20th Season~

Coach Prickett is back for his tenth season in red and gold. He spent many years teaching and coaching at Ridley College before moving to Nelson. A math teacher, Coach Prickett will co-ordinate the Lords defence again in 2020. Coach McCammon is back for his 20th season with the Lords. His tireless efforts to equip and maintain both teams allow the red and gold to be successful on the field.
 

MICHAEL MOORE

Assistant Coach

~4th Season~

 

JOEL MAURO

Assistant Coach

~6th Season~

Coach Moore enters his fourth season with the Jr Lords. Prior to Nelson, Mike spent time at Pearson HS coaching the Patriots. A welcome addition to the Phys-Ed Departmant, Michael will take over many offensive duties this season. Coach Mauro returns for his fourth consecutive season with the Jr. Lords. Joel spent time with both the SR and JR programs before his hiatus. A Nelson graduate, Coach Mauro spent his playing days in Red & Gold!
 

STEVE CARTER

Assistant Coach

~2nd Season~

 

RANDY LEWIS

Assistant Coach

~2nd Season~

Steve returns to the JR Lords in 2021 after a successful 2019 season and time spent with both the JR and SR Teams. Coach Carter has also coached with the Burlington Stampeders in the OPFL and also at Central HS with the Trojans. Steve will work primarily with the Defensive Backs.   Coach Lewis returns to the Lords after taking a few years off. Randy's son Sam was a standout receiver with Nelson and the Guelph Gryphons. Randy brings a strong football background back to the program. Welcome back Coach!
 

LU CRUZ

Assistant Coach

~1st Season~

 

 

Coach Cruz joins the JR Lords staff after spending the past few years at Robert Bateman. Lu coached in the final year's of the Wild Football program and we are excited to have him continue his coaching career at Nelson. Welcome to the Red and Gold Coach!  
 

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