M.C. Stephens was born in Gunnedah and raised in Campbelltown, New South Wales. He is a single father to three boys and has been a coach at the Narangba United Football Club for the past ten years, coaching two of his three sons. Matt spends his time coaching, driving his boys to and from football training and watching them play on the weekends. When he has spare time and the conditions are right, he can be found fishing off the beautiful beaches of the Sunshine Coast.