|Title:||Asst. Women's Basketball Coach|
Shirneal Burnside enters her first year as an assistant coach with the Sinclair Community College Women’s Basketball program for the 2017-2018 season. Coach Burnside is also a former player who played for the Tartans in 2013-2015.
She was recruited her senior year playing for the Ponitz CTC Panthers where she was the starting point guard her sophomore through senior year. During her time there, she also excelled academically. She was an honor/high honors student all four years and was inducted into the National Honors Society her junior year. Coach Burnside also received her STNA license during her senior year. Following graduation, she took her first step towards her career path and started as a nursing assistant at Sycamore Glenn Health Center.
Currently, Coach Burnside is still attending Sinclair, pursuing her dream to become a nurse by the year of 2019. She is honored to be under Head Coach Victoria Jones, and plans to gain more knowledge about the game of basketball. She also looks forward to attaining a higher skillset in order to become an excellent coach in the future.