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Coach Justin Burns begins his 3rd year as the Life Middle School Waxahachie Athletic Coordinator. This will be his 11th year at Life School where he has coached middle school football, middle school basketball, middle school cross country, middle school track and most recently head boys high school cross country, junior varsity boys basketball and varsity assistant boys basketball. An educator for 14 years, Justin has worked in both public and charter schools in Ferris and at Life School Red Oak. Justin is the husband of Kyra, an elementary teacher in Waxahachie and the father of three daughters, (Scout (12 years old), Pearce (10 years old) and Jentry (7 years old).

A native of London, Kentucky, Justin graduated from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education. He also attended the University of the Cumberlands on a baseball scholarship, an earned All Mid-South Conference as a pitcher. He is a member of the Texas High School Coaches Association, Texas Association of Basketball Coaches, Texas High School Athletic Directors Association, Texas Girls Basketball Association.  

“One coach will impact more young people in a year than most people do in a lifetime” Rev. Billy Graham