Kelly Burke

Kelly Burke has been coaching fastpitch softball 12U-18U at the "A" and "Gold" level since 2010. Coach Kelly has been an assistant varsity softball at Severna Park High School since 2016. Kelly began playing slowpitch softball in 1984 and has since spent most of his weekends on the field. He has over 30 years experience playing, coaching and managing softball teams. Kelly has played in over 4,000 games and coached over 1,000 games. He has won several state championships, all state awards and tournament mvp awards. One of the highlights of coaching softball was winning the 4A high school state championship. Kelly is currently one of the lead coaches for our 18U TNT Maryland National team. Kelly's daughter Nikki (10U TNT Coach) played for him and later played D2 softball in College. Kelly helped found TNT Maryland. Kelly believes in working hard and would practice and or play every waking moment if possible.

Certifications - Courses

NFHS Accredited Interscholastic Coach (AIC)

Maryland State Coaches Association Member

Concussion Awareness Certification

CPR w/AED Certificate

Care & Prevention Certificate

USA Ace Coach Certification

Covid-19 for Coaches and Administrators

Concussion in Sports

First Aid, Health and Safety

Heat Illness Prevention

Coaching Softball

Fundamentals of Coaching

SafeSport Trained


2018 MPSSAA /NFCA Maryland 4A High School State Champions (asst Coach)

2018 Maryland 4A East Region High School Champion (asst Coach)

2018 Anne Arundel County High School Champions (asst Coach)

2016 Severna Park Voice Volunteer of the month (Coach)

2016 Anne Arundel County High School Champions (asst Coach)

2014 Coached at 18U ASA Gold in Oklahoma City (asst Coach)

2012 ASA 14U A Runner up (asst Coach)

2011 USSSA 12U A Runner Up (asst Coach)

2010 ASA 12U A State Champs (asst Coach)

2010 USSSA 12U A State Champs (asst Coach)

2008 Senior Softball National Champions 40 & Over (player)

2008 Atlantic Coast Divisional National - All Tournament Team (player)

2008 MD USSSA Worth Men's B/C NIT - All Tournament Team (player)

2007 PA USSSA Worth NIT - All Tournament Team (player)

2007 USSSA Mothers Day - Tournament MVP (player)

2007 ISA State Champs

2006 USSSA Big Money Give Away - Tournament MVP (player)

2004 Men's C State - All Tournament Team (player)

1998 Worlds Largest Tournament Win (player)

Over 50 tournament wins as a player and or coach