The Manitoba native is the most recent addition to the RHA coaching staff. Burke comes from a deep hockey background, which includes a 14 year professional playing career with stops in the AHL, NHL, Europe and Asia. Burke played his final season in Japan of the Asia Hockey League where he then began his coaching career as an assistant coach, spending the last 3 seasons in that role. Most recently Burke was behind the bench with Japan's Men's National team, capturing a silver medal at the 2017 World Championship D1B. Burke is very excited to be back in Winnipeg to share his professional and international experience and joining the already talented staff of the RHA Nationals.