George Burford enters his second season as the head coach of the Brock men's rugby program.
Burford, a Rugby Technical Level 3 coach, brings a wealth of knowledge to the Badgers with over 19 years of rugby coaching experience. For the past 19 years he has coached rugby at the high school, club, provincial and national level.
At the high school level, Burford coached Sinclair Secondary School for 13 years (1995-2008) winning five conference championships and two Barbarian Cup titles. For the past five years he has coached at Pine Ridge Secondary School (2008-2012). He has also been part of the coaching staff of the Ontario Junior men's program for the past seven years.
In 2010, Burford was the head coach of the Ontario U18 who captured gold at the National Championships. He is currently the head coach of the Ontario U16 program and a skills coach with the Canada U17 program. He was also coach of the Oshawa Vikings from 2006-2009.
Pettitt enters his second season as the assistant coach of the Brock men's rugby program.
Pettitt has coached with Burford since 2008. He has worked as the forwards coach for the Ontario U16, U17, and U18 programs. He was also the Ajax Wanderers Junior Director from 2005-2009. Don was also a member of the Ontario Senior Men's team in the early 1980s.