Eric Burton

Position:
Director of Operations

Email:
eburton@latech.edu

Eric Burton

06/25/2014

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Louisiana Tech head coach Tyler Summitt announced that Eric Burton will join the program as the director of operations and video coordinator the Lady Techster basketball program.

"I am thrilled to have Eric join our staff," Summitt said. "He is a multi-talented and energetic and his skill sets will only enhance our ability to run a topnotch program, while serving our current student-athletes and recruiting future student-athletes. He is a perfect fit for the Lady Techster basketball family."

Burton comes to Ruston after earning his bachelor's degree in business administration at Marquette University earlier this month. During his collegiate days in Milwaukee, Burton served as the women's basketball head manager and assistant video coordinator for the past three seasons.

"I am incredibly honored to be at Louisiana Tech," Burton said. "I feel fortunate to be a part of Tyler Summitt's staff. I feel I am ready for the responsibilities that come with this position. I am excited about doing my part to help lead this program back to where it should be. "

His responsibilities at Marquette included overseeing game-day and road trip operations, film break down, supervision of other managers and other day-to-day activities associated with practice and workouts. Burton was the recipient of the Ignatius Merit and Service Scholarship and the Business Administration Scholars Fund Scholarship during his four years at Marquette.

In his new position, Burton will be in charge of video break down and exchange, team travel and logistics, game scheduling and other day-to-day responsibilities as assigned by the head coach.