Sarnia Sting General Manager announced today that Assistant coach Jeff Barratt will not be behind the bench in Sarnia for the upcoming season, and has accepted a role as Amateur Scout for the National Hockey Leagues’ Boston Bruins
Barratt has served as an Assistant Coach with the club for the past three seasons after joining Head Coach Derian Hatcher behind the bench in 2015.
Before his time with the Sting the Lachine, Quebec native played four seasons in the QMJHL, representing the Jr. Canadiens and the Laval Voisins from 1978-1982.
Jeff spent the better part of 20 years operating and coaching the Mercer Chiefs ‘AAA’ program. While doing so, he worked as a Consultant and Director of Scouting for the USHL’s Cedar Rapids Roughriders. During his time with Cedar Rapids, Barratt saw 14 former Roughriders play in the NHL.
From 2011-2015, Barratt served as a Head Coach for the Little Flyers (Jr. B). Additionally, from 2012-2015, he worked alongside Derian Hatcher as an Assistant Coach for the Team Comcast (AAA) Midget Team.
The entire Sarnia Sting organization would like to thank Jeff for his time and dedication to our program for the past three seasons and wish him all the best in his new role with the Bruins.