Brandon Burns begins his seventh season in 2017-18 as head men’s and women’s bowling coach at Lindsey Wilson College.
Under his guidance, Lindsey Wilson began play in 2012-13 in the Mid-South Conference as a conference-sanctioned sport.
Burns led the men's program to a pair of top-five finishes in 2016-17, including a victory at the West Virginia University Mountaineer Classic. The men's team totaled seven top-10 finishes on the year and concluded the season with a ninth-place finish at the MSC Championships. The women's program achieved six top-10 placements in 2016-17, including a runner-up finish at the WVU Mountaineer Classic. The Blue Raiders would finish ninth at the conference championship.
Burns led the men's team to a pair of top-five finishes in 2015-16, including a third-place finish at the MSC Championships, advancing all the way to the consolation bracket finals of the conference tournament. He led the women's team to a pair of top-10 placements.
For his efforts, Burns was named the MSC Men's Bowling Co-Coach of the Year in 2016.
The 2015-16 season saw five student-athletes earn National Collegiate Bowling Coaches Association Academic All-American honors, along with one MSC Champions of Character recipient.
During the 2013-14 Mid-South Conference Championships, Burns' men's team upset a pair of teams en route to reaching the tournament's semifinals. The semifinal appearance was one of three top-10 finishes for the men's team during the season. The Lindsey Wilson women's bowling team also earned three top-10 finishes in 2013-14.
Burns has recruited and coached 42 Academic All Mid-South Conference student-athletes and two Mid-South Conference Champions of Character recipients.
Burns' women's bowling team finished with the best grade point average of all the athletic teams at Lindsey Wilson in 2013-14. The team amassed a 3.62 GPA on a 4.0 scale during the 2013-14 academic year.
Burns owns numerous top-10 finishes in the Kentucky State Bowling Association Tournament and Bowling Green Bowling Association Tournament. He finished first in the 49th Annual KSBA Tournament in All Events with a score of 2,145.
Additionally, Burns finished ninth at the KSBA Tournament in singles with a score of 734.
He also previously served as an assistant coach with Lindsey Wilson women's basketball program.
Burns graduated from Lindsey Wilson in 2008. He and his wife, Ashley, have one daughter Chloe.
Collegiate Coaching Career
Lindsey Wilson College: Head Coach (2011-present)
Office: Athletics Office
Mail: 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY 42728
Email: [email protected]