Indiana Tabs Kevin Burke as Graduate Assistant Diving Coach

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August 02nd, 2018 Big Ten, Coaching Changes, College, News

Courtesy: Indiana Athletics

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana University head diving coach Drew Johansen announced the addition of Kevin Burke as a graduate assistant coach for the IU diving program.

Burke, a native of Rockville, Md., was a two-time member of the Junior National Team, qualifying for the Pan-American Championships and Junior World Championships.  As a collegiate athlete, Burke was three-time ACC champion and consolation finalist at the NCAA Championships.

“We are so excited to add Kevin to our staff,” coach Johansen remarked. “The addition of an assistant diving coach is a major step for our sport and Kevin is the perfect fit to be the first in this role. Kevin brings a wealth of diving knowledge and experience and will raise the level of coaching here at IU.”

Burke was formerly Head Developmental Coach at Montgomery Dive Club, one of the largest age group programs in the nation.  The club has produced many Junior National Champions, National Team members and Olympic Trial qualifiers.

Professionally, Burke is interested in organizational management as well as youth athlete development.  As a graduate student, Burke will be working toward a Masters degree in Recreation Administration.

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