Ryan Burton enters his third season as an assistant coach with the Capital University men’s soccer program.
While on staff at Capital, Burton has helped the Crusaders produce12 Academic All-OAC honorees, nine All-OAC performers, two All-Ohio selections, and two All-Region award winners. Combined, the Crusaders have put together a win-loss record of 19-17-4 overall over the last two seasons and a 9-8-1 OAC ledger.
Burton began his career in coaching following a four-year career at Ohio Dominican University. A four-year letter winner, Burton helped guide the Panthers to a 54-20-5 record during his tenure and the team’s first-ever appearance in the NCAA Division II Tournament, where they reached the quarterfinals.
In addition to his position at Capital, Burton serves as a coach for the Westerville Amateur Soccer Association (WASA) Eagles and Worthington United 94 youth soccer organizations. He is also an assistant coach at Hilliard Darby High School, which won the conference title and finished as district runner-up in 2013.
Burton earned his bachelor’s from Ohio Dominican in 2012. He attended Westerville South High School (2003-07), where he was an all-conference, all-district and all-state honoree.