Coach Burns played division I basketball at the University of New Hampshire. During his senior year he was elected captain and led the team in three-point shooting percentage. Coach Burns graduated as a part of the winningest class in program history, and his teams set the single season record for wins three times in his four years. Coach Burns transferred to UNH from the University of San Francisco where he played under current Varsity A head coach, Nick Whitmore.
Coach Burns brings boarding school experience as he attended Phillips Exeter Academy for a Post-Graduate year in 2012-2013 and was a part of the programs first ever NEPSAC Championship. He originally is from Portland, Oregon where he attended Westview High School and played for two state championships.