Lukash Matthews


Lukash Matthews | Apex Skating
Bio / Story

Introducing Lukash Matthews, an integral on-ice performance coach at Apex Hockey in the Ottawa region. Hailing from Ottawa, Ontario, Lukash boasts a rich hockey background, having played his junior hockey in the competitive Central Canada Hockey League. His journey culminated with the Ottawa Junior Senators (OJS), where he not only wore the assistant captain’s badge but also secured the coveted OJS Top Defenseman Award, a testament to his leadership and defensive prowess on the ice.

Transitioning seamlessly from his junior hockey career, Lukash pursued studies in finance at Carleton University. Undeterred by challenges, he showcased his resilience and skill by making the Carleton Ravens Men’s Hockey Team through open tryouts. Lukash’s dedication to excellence extends beyond the rink into the academic realm, earning him the distinction of a U SPORTS Academic All-Canadian for two consecutive years (2021-22, 2022-23).

As a performance coach at Apex Hockey, Lukash eagerly shares his wealth of on-ice experience and academic insights with the next generation of hockey players. His passion for teaching and mentoring is evident in his commitment to guiding young athletes towards success both on and off the ice.