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 a dog named Blu.