Burke Catholic hires Kevin Ross to be new head football coach


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  • Kevin Ross




GOSHEN — John S. Burke Catholic High School in Goshen hired former Army football Offensive Coordinator Kevin Ross as its new head football coach.

The son of long-time NFL and NCAA Head Coach Bobby Ross, he served as Army’s Offensive Coordinator and Running Backs Coach from 2003-2007. Prior to arriving at Burke Catholic, Ross served as an Assistant Coach on the football staffs of the University at Albany, University of Virginia, The Citadel, Georgia Tech, and Southwest Texas State. He holds a master’s degree in education and has also been hired to teach math and business at Burke Catholic.

A 1988 graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Ross received his bachelor’s degree in economics. During his senior year, he captained the Academy’s track team, where he still holds the Academy record as a member of the distance medley relay team.

Upon graduating from the Academy, Ross served in the United States Marine Corps as an Infantry Company Commander, achieving the rank of Captain. During his time in service to his country, he served in locations throughout the United States as well as Japan, the Philippine Islands and participated in Operation Desert Storm in 1990.

Former Head Coach Ed VanCuren, who has been an integral part of the football program since its inception, and led the program to last year’s Section IX Class C Championship, will be retained on staff as Defensive Coordinator.

“Burke Catholic is fortunate to have Coach Ross as the newest member of the Burke Catholic community," said Athletic Director Adam Kless. "Coach Ross has coached football at the highest level and has served our country honorably as a member of the United States Marine Corps. He brings with him a commitment to the ideals of Catholic education and a wealth of knowledge of the game of football. The addition of Coach Ross will positively impact both the future of our football program and the overall educational experience of our students and their families.”




Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

New York cautions banks and insurers about doing business with the NRA
Governor Andrew Cuomo on April 19 directed the Department of Financial Services to urge insurance companies, New York State-chartered banks, and other financial services companies...
Read more »
Image

Black, green, or white, tea offers health benefits
Did you know that you can lower your body mass, simply by sipping tea?
Tea has antioxidants and other compounds that may protect against cancer, heart disease, osteoporosis,...

Read more »
Image

College Admissions Expert Elizabeth Levine: Net Cost
Make sure you compare each schools net cost to you BEFORE you make your final decision


Read more »
Image

Turn your walk into a mindful moment
Walking has been practiced as a meditative technique for thousands of years, and is a great way to integrate mindfulness into your everyday life. But it’s easy to slip into...
Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers


MOST READ

Local News
Turn your walk into a mindful moment
  • Apr 21, 2018
Local News
Should we arm teachers?
  • Apr 20, 2018

MOST COMMENTED



Find more about Weather in Chester, NY