Rashon Burno

Rashon Burno (born February 3, 1978)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Northern Illinois Huskies
Current conference: Mid-American Conference (MAC)
Northern Illinois record: 9-21 (.300)
Overall record: 9-21 (.300)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2021-present Northern Illinois
2016-2021 Arizona State (assoc. HC)
2015-2016 Arizona State (asst)
2012-2015 Florida (asst)
2011-2012 Manhattan (asst)
2010-2011 Towson (asst)

Rashon Burno Facts

  • Rashon Thomas Burno
  • Born February 3, 1978
  • Hometown: Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Alma Mater: DePaul University (BA, 2002)
  • Played at St. Anthony HS in Jersey City for legendary head coach Bob Hurley, Sr.; won back-to-back national championships (1996-97)
  • Went to Chicago for college, where he played for Pat Kennedy and the DePaul Blue Demons; played in the NCAA Tournament in 2001
  • Started his coaching career in 2007 at Marmion Academy in suburban Aurora, IL, coaching (and teaching) there for three years
  • Joined Kennedy‘s staff at Towson as an assistant in 2010, then spent one year on Steve Masiello‘s staff at Manhattan
  • Next stop was a three-year stint at Florida under Billy Donovan, during which time the Gators won two SEC titles and went to the 2014 Final Four
  • Hired by Bobby Hurley, son of his former HS coach, as an assistant at Arizona State in 2015 and was elevated to associate head coach in 2016
    • Part of multiple NCAA Tournament teams and helped develop star players like Remy Martin and Luguentz Dort
  • Burno was hired in March 2021 to become the head coach of the Northern Illinois Huskies
  • Along with his wife, Ellen, has three children

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