|2007-08 Men's Soccer|
||HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)
Severna Park. Md. (Belmont Abbey)
Burk played professionally five years in both indoor and outdoor leagues in the Division I USL and MISL.
Burk is a 2001 graduate of Belmont Abbey College, a prominent Division II soccer program located in Belmont, N.C. While at the Abbey, Burk captained the team for three seasons and in the process earned Team MVP in 2000, All-Tournament Team in 2001 and 1st- Team All Conference honors from 1999-2001. In 2001 Burk was the first Abbey player to earn 1st-Team All South Region honors.
As a professional Burk has played in more than 100 games as a midfielder and forward earning numerous Player-of-the-Week honors. Burk played outdoors in the USL for the Carolina Dynamo, Greenville Lions, and Milwaukee Wave United. Indoors, Burk competed in the MISL. After an expansion draft, Burk was acquired from the Harrisburg Heat and chosen in the first round by Milwaukee Wave and two seasons later was a part of winning the league.
Burk has been a frequent guest speaker at banquets, schools, organizations and soccer clubs on the dangers of drugs and alcohol.
Burk is in his third year at Lipscomb University and was instrumental in helping Lipscomb earn a Top 10 Div. I Most Improved Team in 2006. Burk has been coaching club soccer for 9 years with various boys and girls teams.
Burk is training NPSA, a local club team in Nashville. Burk holds a USSF National [quote]A[quote] Coaching License as well as an NSCAA Regional Goalkeeping Diploma.
Burk has earned his MBA at Lipscomb and is married to the former Laura Aylsworth.
Burk is a native of Severna Park, Md.
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