Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke
Previous College: College of Notre Dame '91
Position: Assistant Coach

Edmund Burke is now in his 14th year as an AU assistant cross country and track & field coach.

Burke ran for the College of Notre Dame in Belmont, Calif., where he competed in cross country and track, qualifying for two NCAA finals (Division III and II).  He graduated in 1991 with B.A. degrees in English and French.

In 1994, after he received his M.A. in English from San Francisco State University, Burke moved to the DC area to join Coach Centrowitz's "Five O'Clock Club" for post-collegiate runners, and has worked with Coach Centrowitz ever since.

Coach Centrowitz has guided Burke to many personal achievements, including personal records in the 10 mile (49:18) and half marathon (1:06:23).  In 2003, Burke ran 2:21 at the Chicago Marathon, which earned him a bert in the 2004 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in Birmingham, Alabama.

Burke is a full-time counselor at the Uniformed Services University medical school in Bethesda, Maryland.