Coaching legend Vince Lombardi
As a family advisor and player representative Iím prepared to match each player's determination and sacrifice every step along the path to success.
Matt Ebbs is the President of Ebbs Sports Management Ltd. and a lawyer with the firm of Charron Langlois LLP. Matt attended St.- Michael's College (U of T.) from 1984 to 1987, and obtained his honors degree in 1988 from Carleton University. He then graduated from University of Ottawa Law School in 1991 and was called to the Bar in Ontario in 1993. Matt also obtained his M.B.A. from Queen's University in 2004. Matt comes from a long line of local lawyers. His grandfather, John P. Ebbs, who played for the 1906 Ottawa Senators, practiced law in Ottawa until 1965. His father, John B. Ebbs, has been a lawyer in the local community for 60 years. Matt practices in the areas of Real Estate, Wills and Estates as well as Corporate and Sports Law. Matt is a family advisor and NHLPA Certified Agent who advises hockey players and athletes worldwide.
Advisory Services and Player Representation
Ebbs Sports Management Ltd. provides both advisory services and player representation. An advisor is defined as an expert who gives advice. As a sports lawyer with over seventeen (17) years of experience Iím able to provide a professional level of administrative and contractual expertise at all levels from the NHLís Collective Bargaining Agreement, NCAA Scholarships and Major Junior Agreements. Our team has all the necessary hockey experience to assist hockey players at all levels in regard to development and career choices. Iím also a father of three (3) young hockey players, and as such Iím keenly aware of the trials and tribulations that each family must face throughout the hockey development process.
Ebbs Sports Management Ltd. has partnered with Pro Sports Training to provide the best in athletic development. Our goal is to help mould our athletes into elite leaders both on and off the ice. We agree with their mission statement and recommend that all our players consider the Pro Sports Training program.
Matt works in association with 4 Sports and Entertainment Inc.. 4sports is the leading hockey agency in the world. From its dominant base in the domestic Swiss market, the company has expanded to include offices and affiliates now in Sweden (Angelholm), Russia (Moscow), Canada (Edmonton and Toronto) and the United States (Phoenix) to ensure the company is able to supervise and manage its hockey clients throughout the world.
The hockey division is led by 4sports’ North American President, Claude Lemieux and Managing Director, Ritch Winter. Claude’s 25 years experience in hockey winning 4 Stanley Cups and a Conn Smythe Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player in the 1995 Stanley Cup playoffs combined with Ritch’s 25 years experience leading initiatives to advance hockey player rights, ensure 4sports´ clients are able to receive the guidance and direction essential to them succeeding in achieving the goals 4sports works with them to establish.
4sports’ goal setting program, personal coaching initiatives and annual Hockey Academy ensures 4sports´ hockey clients are able to clearly determine individual objectives established for them by 4sports in consultation with their team’s coaching staff, and ensures players have the guidance and resources essential to constant and never ending improvement that is at the foundation of any great player's success.
Website: 4 Sports & Entertainment
Matt has been our Family Adviser/Agent for over 2 years and from our very first conversation he has been invaluable to our family as we make our way through the tough hockey world. He is always accessible, honest, hard working and always looks out for Andrew's best interests.
Matts hockey knowledge and continuous commitment and support have helped make the decisions about Andrew's future much easier. He has become a trusted friend to our family.
Matt is always aware of Andrew's needs both on and off the ice and is always there for us as parents to answer or numerous questions and guide us along the way.
We couldn't be any happier than we are with everything Matt has done for our family. We know that Andrew's future is well looked after.
We would not hesitate to recommend Matt to anyone.
Gerry and Sherry Ryan
From our first meeting with Matt he has always made himself available to Aidan and our family. Whenever we have contacted him, he has been there. We became comfortable right away with Matt helping us secure the best hockey and education opportunities for Aidan.
With the many ups and downs associated with hockey, Mattís commitment and support of Aidanís emotional well being has been steady. Matt works closely with our family, advising the pros and cons of all situations prior to us reaching any decisions about Aidanís future. We have found Matt to be very professional at all times but at the same time it is much like a trusted friendship.
We are extremely satisfied with everything Matt has done for our family and feel very comfortable knowing that Aidanís future is well looked after.
We recommend Matt wholeheartedly to anyone who is in need of the services he provides.
Pat Kelly, father of Aidan Kelly drafted by Saint John Sea Dogs.
Mattís knowledge of hockey and the hockey industry have proved very beneficial. Matt has been accessible at all times. He has spent a great deal of time getting to know Pierre. Whenever we have contacted him, he has been there. We became comfortable right away with Matt helping us secure the best hockey and education opportunities for Pierre.
His commitment and support of Pierreís emotional well being has been steady. Matt has worked hard to help Pierre develop both on and off the ice. Matt works closely with our family, advising the pros and cons of all situations prior to us reaching any decisions about Pierreís future. We have found Matt to be very professional at all times but at the same time it is much like a trusted advisor. We are extremely satisfied with everything Matt has done for our family and feel very comfortable knowing that Pierreís future is well looked after.
We strongly recommend Matt to anyone who is in need of the services he provides.
Renald Durepos, father of Pierre Durepos selected 10th overall in 2009 QMJHL Draft
Matt Ebbs has been our family advisor for two years. What drew us to Matt was his professional approach and his genuine interest in the individual player. He has a real interest in the development of the player both on the ice and away from it.
He has an excellent handle on what has to happen for players to advance through to the next level and the people that need to be involved to make it happen. Matt has the ability to fit the player to the situation and help him towards their goals.
He has been available to answer any questions we have and provide additional insight for both the parents and the player.
We have enjoyed working with him and he has been extremely helpful.
Louise Weegar, Mack Weegar, Halifax Mooseheads
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