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Tom grew up an athlete, participating in a variety of sports. In his Massapequa high school years, he started to specialize and grow more with lacrosse. He went on to play collegiate lacrosse at SUNY Cortland, where he won a National Championship.  


Tom's career advanced when he was drafted to the Boston Cannons Professional Lacrosse team in 2011. After two years playing for Boston, Tom was drafted to play for his home team, the New York Lizards.

Tom studied Physical Education at Cortland and has a Masters degree in Health Education from Hofstra University. He combines his knowledge of athletics and lacrosse with his education to help his players reach their maximum potential.


Awards & Accomplishments:​

  • Ireland National Lacrosse Team Member, 2011-present

  • PSAL Athletic Director of Manhattan Public School

  • New York Lizard's Midfielder, 2013

  • Boston Cannon's Midfielder, 2011-2012

  • Division lll 1st team All American and Speciality Player of the Year, 2010

  • Division Ill National Champion, 2009

  • Nike Lacrosse Player of the week, 2008

  • Elementary, Middle School, High School and Collegiate Lacrosse Coach

C​oaching Experience:​

  • PSAL Athletic Director, 2014- present

  • Division High School JV Head Coach, 2012, 2013

  • Millon Force Travel Team Head Coach, 5th-6th grade, 2013

  • NY Lizards Youth Lacrosse Clinic Coach, 2013

  • Viper Lacrosse Clinic Coach, Summer 2012

  • Fan Zone Showcase @ NCAA Final Four, 2011 & 2012

  • Roslyn Middle School Head Coach, 2011

  • Fairfield University Youth Lacrosse Camp, 2011

  • SUNY Cortland Assistant Coach, 2010

  • Various SUNY Cortland Youth Camps, 2006-2011

Lacrosse lessons and training from a professional MLL player anywher in Nassau County or the NYC Boroughs. Tom Burke played on the Boston Cannons and NY Lizards.
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