Title: Assistant Track & Field Coach - Sprints/Jumps/Multis
Over six seasons at Archbishop Riordan High school, Coach Burns developed a league power in the Jump events. During the 2016 Track season Riordan athletes claimed league and section titles. Burns coached Jason Smith to a new school record, a 4th place finish at California state meet, and a 12th place finish at USA U20 Nationals. Coach Burns has coached numerous USATF Junior Olympic and AAU National qualifiers.
Coach Burns is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and holds a USATF certification in the Sprints, Hurdles, and Relays. As an athlete he competed at Contra Costa Community College before transferring to UC Davis to complete his education. While at UC Davis Burns was a four year scholarship athlete, a team captain, and a member of multiple school record relay teams. Coach Burns was born and raised in the Bay Area.