The 2020-21 school year will be Coach Burk's fifth year serving as the Director of Athletics for the Ball-Chatham school district. Prior to serving in this role, Dusty was an assistant principal at Pontiac High School. Before that, Coach Burk was a national board certified business teacher, department chair, head football coach, and assistant track coach at Normal U-High. Dusty was a 3-sport athlete at Tuscola High School, and has undergraduate degrees in Marketing and Business Teacher Education, and a masters degree in Educational Administration, all from Illinois State University. Dusty was also a member of the ISU football team. He met his wife, Julie at ISU (volleyball alum). They have two children, Blythe (6th grade) and Case (3rd grade) and dogs named Blu and Champ.