|Title:||Assistant Softball Coach|
Megan Burke is in her third year as an assistant coach under Mike Davenport at the University of North Georgia where she works primarily with the pitchers.
Under Burke’s coaching, the North Georgia pitchers finished 6th in the country with a 1.39 ERA during the 2012 season. The Saints also led the Peach Belt Conference in nearly every statistical category including team earned run average (1.39), lowest opponent batting average against (.180), strikeouts (458), strikeouts per game (8.04), fewest earned runs allowed (79), fewest runs allowed (108) and fewest hits allowed (255).
Burke made her way to North Georgia after spending three years as an assistant coach at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Fla. where she worked primarily with the pitchers and infielders. She coached the 2011 Flagler pitching staff to a 1.76 earned run average as the program made its first-ever NCAA Southeast Regional appearance.
During her playing days, Burke played under veteran head coach Lesa Boneé at Nova Southeastern University. The Sharks finished the 2008 season with a 43-20 record and a program-best 12 wins in the Sunshine State Conference.
She graduated from Nova Southeastern University’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business with a bachelor’s degree in sports and recreation management in 2008. She resides in Gainesville, Ga.