Assistant coach Megan Burton enters her third season on the Wolf Pack coaching staff. Burton's primary responsibilities include training middle blockers, assisting the defense in the front court and preparing scouting reports.
Burton came to Nevada after one season at San José State University and two seasons as the volunteer assistant coach at St. Mary's College, her alma mater.
A four-year letterwinner at SMC, she holds the school record for hitting percentage and is ranked in the top five in career blocks and block assists. A four-year starter at middle blocker she was named to the All-West Coast Conference freshman team and twice earned first-team All-WCC honors. She was twice named the WCC academic team. The Gaels won the 2009 WCC title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament in 2008 and 2009. The 2009 squad advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament and ended the year ranked 20th in the AVCA poll.
Burton received the George R. McKeon Senior Award that is presented to the SMC athlete who has been outstanding in their sport, academics and community service. A four-year member of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee she was co-president for two years and represented SMC at the 2008 National SAAC Conference.
She has coached club volleyball since 2007 working with the NorCal Volleyball Club, Asics Rainbows Volleyball Club, and CityBeach Volleyball Club.
Burton graduated from Saint Mary's with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration with a minor in economics in 2012.