Coach Jack Burgess

Title: Assistant Coach

Team: New Castle Eagles, United Kingdom BBL 2021-present

Jack Burgess accepted the position as assistant coach with the NewCastle Eagles in May 2021.

Jack has spent the past several seasons traversing the globe and putting himself in situations where hs is able to absorb and acquire many different perspectives on basketball.  From Europe to the Oceanic region, Jack has been able to fit in and gain valuable insight into the hardwood game. 

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Jack started his coaching career in United Kingdom 2012, working with Kieron Achara in preparation for the pre-Olympic games before quickly being appointed head coach at University of Stirling in Scotland.  His two years there also saw him with full duties as the head coach for the U14 National Team for Scotland as well developing them to compete at the highest international levels. 

Great opportunity pulled Jack to Spain in 2015 as he spent the next four years coaching there highlighted with his time with powerhouse Zaragoza where he served as the assistant coach of their youth development program and also assistant on staff for their EBA team.

Another international call saw Jack embark for Australia for the 2019 season and the highly regarded Brisbane Bullets out of the NBL where he was responsible for much of the scouting duties as well as being their full time video breakdown analyst where he spent time honing his eye to see and read basketball situations in intricate detail.

Prior to coaching, Jack played in England in the BBL with his last season 2012 a part of the Glasgow Rocks.  He also spent high school and college in the USA playing for Central Christian College out of the NAIA.

NewCastle Eagles - BBL

Location: NewCastle, UK

Assistant Coach 2021-22

Basket Zaragoza EBA, U18

Location: Zaragoza, Spain

Assistant Coach 2018-19

Basket Zaragoza U16

Assistant Coach 2017-18

Basket Zaragoza U14

Assistant Coach 2016-17

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Brisbane Bullets - NBL

Location: Brisbane, Australia

Scout & Video Analyst 2019-20