|Position:||Assistant Director of Athletics/Sports Medicine|
|Alma Mater:||Southern Mississippi|
Jonathan Burch, ATC, was named assistant director of athletics for sports medicine at Saint Louis University in July 2007. Burch supervises a staff of four certified athletic trainers whose responsibilities include injury prevention, rehabilitation and evaluation of more than 350 Billiken student-athletes across 18 athletic programs.
In addition to overseeing the daily operation of the sports medicine staff, Burch serves as head athletic trainer for SLU's men's basketball and cross country programs.
Burch spent four years as supervisor of sports medicine for the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Miss. In that capacity, he supervised six full-time certified athletic trainers and six part-time physical therapists. While overseeing and directing all aspects of the sports medicine program, he was also responsible for arranging consultations for Ole Miss student-athletes.
Prior to his stint at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Burch served as head athletic trainer at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for seven years. While with the Trojans, he was the athletic trainer for the men's basketball program. Burch also served as head athletic trainer/outreach coordinator for the Arkansas Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center and was a head athletic trainer for the London Monarchs of NFL Europe in 1996.
Burch is a 1992 graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi. He and his wife, Jill, reside in St. Louis.