Hockey Operations

George Burnett - Head Coach & General Manager

George Burnett enters his eleventh season behind the bench in Belleville after being named the seventh Head Coach in franchise history during the summer of 2004. In Burnett's ten seasons with the Bulls, he has compiled a record of 338-281-51 with three division titles, an Eastern Conference Championship and a trip to the Memorial Cup. Bio>>

Barclay Branch - Assistant General Manager/Director of Player Personnel

Barclay Branch enters his eleventh season with the Bulls organization with extensive experience in the Ontario Hockey League. Branch was formerly an Assistant Coach with the Oshawa Generals from 2000-2003 before becoming the team's Director of Scouting & Player Development in the 2003-2004 campaign. Branch is currently the Director for the Ontario Under 17 Program. Bio>>

Jake Grimes - Assistant Coach

Jake Grimes enters his eleventh season behind the bench with the Bulls, having played in Belleville from 1989-1992. The former centreman and Ottawa Senators draftee was the Western Jr. B Coach of the Year in 2004 and won a gold medal as the Head Coach of the Ontario Under 17 team in 2011. Bio>>

 

Jason Supryka - Assistant Coach

Jason Supryka enters his ninth season with the Bulls organization, having formerly been  the Head Coach of the Trenton Sting Jr. A club. A personal trainer for many elite athletes throughout the Quinte region, Supryka also oversees the team's strength and conditioning program. The Belleville native is a graduate of R.I.T. Bio>>

 

Sebastien Farrese - Goaltending Coach

Sebastien Farrese enters his ninth season with the Bulls organization and has gained considerable experience on the international stage. Farrese has overseen the skill development of such Bulls goaltenders as Mike Murphy, Malcolm Subban and Philipp Grubauer and instructs at the Belleville Bulls Goaltending Academy. He has overseen high level goaltenders in both the Canadian Men's and Women's programs. Bio>>

 

Ryan Bennett - Athletic Therapist

Ryan Bennett enters his seventh season as the Bulls Athletic Therapist. The graduate of Brock University and Sheridan College has formerly worked with the Toronto Roadrunners, Hamilton Bulldogs and Erie Otters. He has also represented Canada in the 2010 World U18 Hockey Championships. Bio>>

 

Matt Sands - Equipment Manager

Matt Sands enters his ninth season with the Bulls organization, having been the club's Head Equipment Manager for the past five years. The Belleville native has served as the Equipment Manager for the Ontario Under 17 team in both 2012 and 2013. Bio>>

 

Chris Wilson - Assistant Therapist

Chris Wilson has been an assistant with the Bulls training staff for parts of the last two seasons. He formerly worked with the Trenton Golden Hawks Jr. A club and assists Athletic Therapist Ryan Bennett in his gamenight duties.