Burns was promoted to Gallaudet's softball head coach on Oct. 20, 2016. He is also the Intramurals Coordinator for Gallaudet Athletics.
Burns has been an assistant coach with the Gallaudet softball program for the past two seasons. GU has won 14 games and five conference games in the past two seasons.
Burns coached softball at Model Secondary School for the Deaf for seven seasons and won three National Deaf Prep Championships (2003, ’05, ’06) and at the California School for the Deaf-Fremont for six seasons (2009-14) and won two National Deaf Prep Championships (2009, ’13). He was named National Deaf Interscholastic Athletic Association (NDIAA) Coach of the Year two times (2006, ’13). He also spent time coaching Kendall Demonstration Elementary School softball (1999).
Burns currently works at the Model Secondary School for the Deaf as Residence Education Manager. He graduated from Gallaudet in 1998 and earned a master's degree from GU in 2006.
Burns resides in Washington, D.C., and has three sons (Jarrod, Jevon, Jyles).