Head Coach

~15th Season~

(6th as Head Coach)

Coach Brock enters his 15th season at Nelson and his sixth 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 the BMFA for many years and this summer was the OC for the Steel City Patriots (NFC). At Nelson, Brock has won 6 Halton Titles and 3 Provincial titles (2005, 2011, 2016).


Linebackers Coach

~21st Season~



Quarterbacks Coach

~11th Season~

Coach Messier enters his 21st season with the Lords. Coach Mess returns as the Defensive Coordinator this year and will work with Linebackers group. Marc has been a part of four of the Lords five Provincial titles and plays an integral role in offseason strength and conditioning. A graduate of Central Michigan University, Coach Messier is also the Athletic Director at Nelson HS. Coach Finch returns for an eighth season with the SR Lords after coaching Junior since 2009. His knowledge of the Quarterback position is reflected in his son Will, retired Western Mustangs QB and former all-star Quarterback at Nelson. Mike is recently retired from teaching.


Defensive Backs Coach

~9th Season~



Running Backs Coach

~7th Season~

Coach Philip is back for his ninth 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 two Provincial titles (2011 & 2016) Coach Hoffner returns for a seventh 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 currently playing for the Hamilton Hurricanes (CJFL).


Defensive Line Coach

~3rd Season~




~6th Season~

Coach Emo returns for his third 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 currently the Head Coach of the Steel City Patriots in the NFC. Edna returns for a sixth 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.


Special Teams Coach

~2nd Season~



Offensive Line Coach

~1st Season~

Chris returns to the Lords for the 2019 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. After helping the Lords on and off the past few years he now joins the Lords on a full-time basis working with the Offensive Line.


Asst. Special Teams Coach

~1st Season~



Student Manager

~1st Season~

Chris Kusmirski JR joins the Lords this season to work with his father on the Nelson Special Teams Units.
Sobhan joins the Lords as a Student Manager for the 2019 season. He is currently enrolled in the LEAP program at Nelson HS.


Student Manager

~1st Season~



Team Doctor

~8th Season~

Mason joins the Lords as a Student Manager for the 2019 season. He is currently enrolled in the LEAP program at Nelson HS.
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.


Head Coach

~26th Season~

Coach Mlekuz returns for an amazing 26th 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.


Defensive Coordinator

~9th Season~



Assistant Coach

~19th Season~

Coach Prickett is back for his ninth 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 2019. Coach McCammon is back for his 19th season with the Lords. His tireless efforts to equip and maintain both teams allow the red and gold to be successful on the field.


Assistant Coach

~3rd Season~



Assistant Coach

~5th Season~

Coach Moore enters his third 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 third 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!



~4th Season~



Assistant Coach

~1st Season~

Jen returns as the Lords team manager for the 2019 season. Jen will have her youngest son on the field this fall with the Jr Lords and she will handle all team administrative duties.   Steve joins the JR Lords in 2019 after a successful coaching stint with the Burlington Stampeders in the OPFL and also at Central HS with the Trojans. Coach Carter will work primarily with the Defensive Backs.


Student Manager

~1st Season~

Dylan joins the Lords as a Student Manager for the 2019 season. He is currently enrolled in the LEAP program at Nelson HS.  

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