Jamie Burke serves as the Eligibiltiy Certification Officer for the Keuka College Athletics Department. She also serves as the Head Softball Coach where she returns for her 12th season as the head coach of the Keuka College softball team for the 2017 season.
Burke has compiled an overall record of 230-108-1 (.680 winning percentage) through her first 11 seasons and has guided the team to seven North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) titles and NCAA Tournament appearances.
During the 2015 season, the Wolfpack went 18-9 and won the NEAC North Division title after posting a 15-5 record in conference play. Burke was named the NEAC North Coach of the Year for the fifth time in her decorated career, and she earned career win number 200 with a 6-1 road win over Cazenovia College (April 16). Freshman Katelyn Warren was named the NEAC North Rookie of the Year after leading the team in batting average (.437), home runs (3), on-base percentage (.518) and slugging (.634). Joining her on the All-NEAC North teams were: junior Liz Warren (1st team), junior Ally Muller (1st team), sophomore Samantha Blum (1st team), and sophomore Brianna Bush (2nd team). Keuka advanced into the final day of the NEAC tournament before being eliminated. Katelyn Warren was named Team MVP.
The team posted a 16-10 mark (14-4 NEAC) and qualified for the NEAC tournament before falling on day three of the competition. Jill Hart earned second-team All-Region honors from the National Fastpitch Coaches' Association (NFCA) after batting .417, the fourth-highest average in program history. Hart, Danielle Gravel and Muller earned first-team All-NEAC North honors, while Deliane Lessard, Blum and Liz Warren earned second-team All-NEAC North honors.
Hart and Warren each were honored by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) with the CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District honors for District 3.
The Wolfpack’s six-year reign as NEAC champions ended in 2013 when Keuka fell to Penn State-Berks in the NEAC championship series. Keuka claimed the NEAC North regular-season championship after going 15-5 in conference play. Four student-athletes earned All-NEAC honors, led by first baseman/catcher Kelly Proper, who earned North Player of the Year, and Gravel, the North Pitcher of the Year. Proper and Gravel were joined on the first-team by Hart, while third baseman/left fielder Brooke Lovell garnered second-team All-NEAC honors.
Hart was named to the Eastern College Athletic Conference’s (ECAC) Division III Upstate All-Region second team after guiding Keuka to its third straight NEAC North regular-season championship. Hart finished second on the Wolfpack with a .376 batting average. She was 35-for-93 with eight doubles, a team-leading three triples and 22 RBI, second-most on the team.
During the 2012 season, the Wolfpack roared to a 23-13 overall record, including 18-2 in NEAC play to earn the NEAC North regular season championship and the No. 1 overall seed in the postseason tournament, which Keuka hosted. The Wolfpack went on to defeat SUNYIT and earned the No. 8 seed in the Amherst regional of the NCAA’s. Keuka went 1-2 at NCAA’s, including a thrilling, 5-4, nine-inning win over St. Joseph’s (ME) in an elimination game where Gravel drove home the winning run on an RBI double in the bottom of the ninth. Gravel set a school record for wins in a season, going 18-6 with a 3.28 earned-run average to claim the NEAC North Pitcher of the Year, the sixth straight season a member of the Wolfpack won Pitcher of the Year.
Gravel was one of five to net first-team All-NEAC honors, along with senior Elly Disbrow, who split the NEAC North Player of the Year award with SUNYIT’s Lyndsey Brognano; sophomore Jessica Bandrowski, who claimed the NEAC’s inaugural Rookie of the Year; Lovell and Hart, who was named NEAC Postseason Tournament MVP after batting .500 (5-for-10) with four RBI and three runs scored in Keuka’s three NEAC postseason games.
Burke, who won her 150th career game during a 6-3 win over RIT on April 19, was named Coach of the Year for the second straight season while junior Brittany Smyder earned second-team All-NEAC honors for Keuka. Keuka turned 24 double plays in 36 games and led the nation in double plays turned per game (0.67).
In 2011, the Wolfpack once again qualified for the annual NCAA tournament, posting an impressive 23-5-1 overall mark while going a perfect 14-0 against NEAC foes. Keuka won its first two NCAA regional games and advanced into the regional finals before finishing with a 3-2 record in the regional round, including a pair of wins over regionally-ranked Ithaca College. Burke once again earned NEAC Co-Coach of the Year honors, and had seven women earn All-NEAC honors, including six on the first-team.
In 2010, Keuka went 20-0 in the NEAC and 23-10 overall while Burke was named Co-Coach of the Year.
In 2009, Burke led Keuka to a 24-8 record (15-1 NEAC) and in 2008, led the Wolfpack to a 23-9 record while being named the NEAC Coach of the Year.
In 2007, she led the Wolfpack to a school record 25 wins (25-6) and the team’s first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance. Keuka posted a 15-3 North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) mark while winning the NEAC Tournament.
In 2006, Burke guided Keuka to a then school-record 19 wins (19-9) in her first campaign.
Burke also coached the Wolfpack women’s soccer program for seven years, compiling a 69-47-6 record. Her 2012 squad went 8-7 and 8-4 in the NEAC and earned a spot in the postseason tournament before falling in the NEAC quarterfinals.
The 2011 Wolfpack earned the No. 4 seed in the NEAC tournament after an 8-6-1 regular season (8-3-1 NEAC) before falling to Penn State-Berks in the NEAC quarterfinals. Five members of the Wolfpack earned All-NEAC honors as Keuka posted a winning record for the 13th consecutive season.
The 2010 squad won the NEAC championship after posting an 11-6-2 overall record while going 8-2-1 in conference play. In 2009, The Wolfpack went 10-9 while playing in its third ever NCAA Tournament appearance. In 2008, Burke led the Wolfpack to a 10-6-3 mark while winning the NEAC tournament championship. The women’s soccer program also received just its second-ever trip to the NCAA Tournament while Burke was named the NEAC Coach of the Year for the third year in a row. In 2007, Burke led the Wolfpack to a 10-0 NEAC conference mark and a NEAC regular season championship while earning an ECAC Upstate Tournament birth.
In November of 2008, Buke and her father, Jim, were inducted into the Section V Basketball Hall of Fame. She is the second leading scorer in the history of Section V girl’s basketball with 2,458 points and the first girl in Section V to eclipse 2,000 career points.
Before that, Burke coached the Prattsburgh’s high school softball team to a pair of Section 5 Class D championships and five straight Steuben County League Division II titles.
The 2003 Sportswriters and Coaches Organization for Girl’s Sports (NYSSCOGS) Class D Softball Coach of the Year, Burke also served as head girl’s basketball coach at Prattsburgh. She led the Vikings to the Section 5 Class D title in 2003.
Burke also coached at the collegiate level, assisting in both women’s basketball and softball at SUNY Geneseo from 1998-1999.
Burke received a bachelor of science degree in physical education from Canisius College in 1998 and a master of science degree in sports management from the United States Sports Academy in Daphne, Ala in 2010.
She was a member of the Canisius College women’s basketball team from 1995-98 and was selected to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) All-Academic Team from 1996-98.
A standout athlete at Prattsburgh, she held the national high school record for batting average in softball from 1993 to 2000, and holds various New York State basketball records.