Head Athletic Therapist/Equipment Manager
James Borrelli joined the North Bay Battalion as its athletic therapist-equipment manager in advance of its first season in the Gateway City in 2013-14.
A native of Sault Ste. Marie, Borrelli’s resume includes two stints with the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League and two seasons with the Canadian Football League’s Toronto Argonauts.
A graduate of the University of Guelph and Sheridan College, Borrelli spent two seasons, starting in 2010-11, with Hamilton as a student therapist under Luc LeBlanc, returning to the club as LeBlanc’s assistant in 2012-13. LeBlanc was the Battalion’s head trainer in 2001-02 before joining the National Hockey League’s Montreal Canadiens.