Jim Burke, 2005
Prattsburgh High School, Section 5
Coach Jim Burke recorded 602 wins in twenty-five years as a boy’s coach and ten years as a girl’s coach at Prattsburgh HS. He simultaneously coached both the boys and the girl’s teams for seven seasons. His boys’ teams won eight consecutive league titles and his girls’ teams won five consecutive crowns. He led his teams to ten Section V titles, and one state championship. He is the only coach to win both a boy’s and a girl’s sectional title in the same year. He started an “Adopt a Senior Citizen Program” with his teams.