Phil Bergeron – Head Coach
Phil Bergeron is an Ottawa native who coached the 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20 seasons in the Myers AAA program. Phil brings a great resume, winning championships at the AAA level and also coaching in Jr.B. During his playing days Phil was part of a strong Ottawa Valley Titans group. From there Phil played one season in the CCHL before heading on to a 3 year Major Junior career where he played under Bert Templeton with the Barrie Colts and Claude Julien with the Hull Olympiques. He played one year of pro before retiring and turning his focus to coaching.
Josh Horner – Assistant Coach
Josh Horner joins the Nepean Raiders Jr.A staff having spent the 2018-19 & 2019-20 seasons with the Kanata Lasers staff in the CCHL. Prior to that the Shawville, Quebec native played 2 years of Jr. A in the NOJHL with Mattawa Blackhawks and the Iroquois Falls Eskimos.
Hunter Racine – Assistant Coach
Hunter Racine joined the Nepean Raiders Jr.A coaching staff after a successful stint with the Raiders U18 program. Hunter will continue his role with the U18 staff while taking on more responsibility at the Jr.A level. Hunter is a CCHL alumni having played 3 seasons with the Ottawa Jr. Senators and the Hawkesbury Hawks where he wore the ‘C’ for the Hawks in 2014-2015. Following his CCHL career Hunter traveled to Hamilton, New York to pursue an NCAA career at Colgate University. Following a 4 year stay with the Colgate Raiders Hunter returned home to Ottawa, Ontario where he has been apart of the Raiders organization for 2 seasons.
Matt Young – Goaltending Coach
Matt Young joined the Nepean Raiders organization in the 2019-2020 season and serves as the goalie coach for both Junior A and U18 teams. Most recently, Matt has served as the goalie coach for the SUNY Canton Roos in 2018-2019 season, an NCAA D3 school based in Canton, NY. While with Canton, 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 season 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 playing career and on going private goalie coaching, Matt brings a wealth of knowledge and success to our program.