COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Applications for USA Hockey's 2013-14 Brendan Burke Internship are now being accepted. The 10-month internship, to run Aug. 1, 2013 - June 1, 2014, is designed for a recent college graduate interested in pursuing a career in hockey operations.
Established in April 2010, the Brendan Burke Internship was founded in memory of the late Brendan Burke, who served as a student assistant for the Miami University men's ice hockey team and is the son of Brian Burke, general manager of the 2010 U.S. Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Team and scout for the National Hockey League's Anaheim Ducks. Brendan Burke passed away in an automobile accident on Feb. 5, 2010.
The 2013-14 Brendan Burke Intern will be based in Ann Arbor, Mich., home of USA Hockey's National Team Development Program. Responsibilities will include interface with the NTDP, national teams, international events and player development camps and also include exposure to USA Hockey's acclaimed American Development Model and Coaching Education Program. The deadline for application submissions is Friday, May 24, 2013.
NOTES: Ryan Breen (North Falmouth, Mass./Providence College) is the current and third Brendan Burke Intern. Previous Brendan Burke Interns include Stephen Greenberg (West Tisbury, Mass./Boston College) and Cole Burkhalter (Knoxville, Tenn./Canisius College).