Langley Rams President Dana Matheson is happy to announce that Matt Blokker has agreed to become Head Coach of the Canadian Junior Football League Club.
Blokker is a four time BCFC Coach of the Year and was honoured as the CJFL Coach of the Year twice, he has posted the most career wins by a Head Coach in BCFC history and his 106 regular season and 26 play-off wins places him second on the All-Time list for most victories by a Head Coach in CJFL History.
Matt began his Junior Football Head Coaching career with the Victoria Rebels in 2003 and guided them to a BC Championship title and the National Championship game in his first season.
Blokker coached two seasons in Victoria and then moved to Nanaimo where he became Head Coach of the expansion VI Raiders program in 2005.
Blokker’s Raiders lost the BCFC Semi-Final game in their inaugural season and then went on to post the most successful run in BCFC History with seven BCFC Championship titles and three National Championship wins in a span of eight seasons (2006 to 2013).
Blokker moved on to become Head Coach of the Calgary Colts Junior Football program in 2014, taking on the challenge of building the Colts, which went winless in 2013, back into a contender.
Under Blokker the Colts went 4-4 in 2014, 5-3 in 2015, 7-2 in 2016 and advanced to the PFC Championship game all three seasons.
In his 14 seasons as a Head Coach Blokker’s teams have advanced to their respective Conference Championship games 13 times.
Blokker will begin recruiting, assembling a coaching staff and preparing for the 2018 BCFC season immediately.