The Belleville Bearcats organization is proud to announce Jeff Bateman as coach of the U11 Tier 1 team for the upcoming 2023/24 season.
Jeff played his youth hockey as a member the Quinte Red Devils before moving on to play Junior A with the Wellington Dukes. Jeff was a third round OHL draft pick to the Brampton Battalion (1998), and a fourth round NHL draft pick to the Dallas Stars (1999); having signed an NHL contract and competing professionally with the Stars organization.
Jeff is active in the local hockey community. He is entering his fourth year as a coach with the Bearcats organization. He also provides on ice skill development for local players and teams, and is currently the Director of Player Personnel for the North Bay Battalion (OHL).
Jeff looks forward to seeing your girls on the ice for try-outs and forming a hard working and highly competitive team for the upcoming season.