San Jose—Megan Burton has been named the San Jose State assistant volleyball coach for the 2013 season, as announced by Spartan head volleyball coach Oscar Crespo.
Burton joins the program after spending the past two seasons as the volunteer assistant coach at Saint Mary’s College. She assisted with planning practice, coaching the middle blockers, scouting opponents and coordinating film and video with DataVolleyball and DataVideo. Burton was also responsible for social media and travel.
A four-year letterwinniner at Saint Mary’s, Burton holds the career hitting percentage record at .311 and is ranked in the top-five in career blocks and block assists. She was a four-year starter at middle blocker and a two-time first team All-West Coast Conference honoree (2008 & 2009). Burton was a member of the 2009 West Coast Conference Championship team and twice played in the NCAA Tournament (2008 & 2009).
Off the court, Burton received the George R. McKeon Senior Award, Saint Mary’s most prestigious award that is presented to the senior student-athlete who has been outstanding in regards to their sport, academics and serving the community. A four-year member of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, she served two years as Co-President and represented the school at the 2008 National Student-Athlete Leadership Conference.
On the club level, Burton coaches the 18 Area team at City Beach Volleyball Club and had been the head coach of the 15-2 team. She also coached for the Asics Rainbows Volleyball Club and the NorCal Volleyball Club.
San Jose State – Named Megan Burton assistant volleyball coach.
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