Fuel's Bullock receives ECHL Athletic Trainer of the YearApr 21, 2020
INDIANAPOLIS – The ECHL announced on Tuesday that George Bullock Jr. is the 2019-20 recipient of the ECHL Athletic Trainer of the Year Award, presented by Warrior Hockey.
The winner is determined in a vote of the league’s equipment managers and athletic trainers.
A 24-year veteran of professional hockey, Bullock completed his sixth season as the Fuel’s athletic trainer in 2019-20. A native of Lebanon, New York, Bullock has worked over 1,500 professional hockey games in his career, including stints in the ECHL with the Fuel, Stockton Thunder, Bakersfield Condors, Greensboro Generals and Louisville RiverFrogs and the Central Hockey League with the Wichita Thunder and Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs. Bullock also served as an athletic trainer for the 2004 CHL All-Star Game and the 2018 ECHL All-Star Classic hosted in Indianapolis.
"George has been an outstanding trainer in the ECHL for years. This is a great honor and well deserved," Head Coach Doug Christiansen said. "He truly cares about our players and is always looking for ways to be on the cutting edge of player safety and treatment. He has a great sense of humor and brings passion to our staff. We are very lucky to have him."
ECHL Athletic Trainer of the Year
2019-20 George Bullock, Indy Fuel
2018-19 Nick Potter, Kansas City Mavericks
2017-18 Matt Aiello, Greenville Swamp Rabbits
2016-17 Cole Libby, Utah Grizzlies
2015-16 Scott McLay, Alaska Aces
2014-15 Brad Fredrick, Toledo Walleye
2013-14 Steve Ruhmel, Florida Everblades
2012-13 Bob Case, Cincinnati Cyclones
2011-12 Mike Schroeder, Chicago Express
2010-11 Kevin Anderson, Stockton Thunder
2009-10 Bobby Walls, Ontario Reign
2008-09 Bryan Rodgers, Dayton Bombers
2007-08 Brian Grogesky, Reading Royals