Evan Burk is in his second season as graduate assistant after spending the 2007 season as video graduate assistant. Last season, Burk worked with the offense before moving to the defensive side of the ball in 2009. In his new role, Burk will help coach the defensive backs and prepare scouting reports and film breakdown among his other duties. The 2009 season will mark his fourth overall on the Hilltop, as he was the assistant to the Director of Football Operations in 2006.
Burk came to the Hilltop after spending two seasons as an assistant coach at Fairview High School in Boulder, Colo. At Fairview, Burk coached the junior varsity and freshman squads, serving as co-offensive coordinator for the 2005 JV team.
A 2006 graduate of Colorado, Burk attended high school at St. Mark's in Dallas. He has three siblings - Collin, Harlan and Alexandra.