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Road to the top went through 14 cities

Tim Burke officially became a rookie head coach at age 58 on Thursday when the Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced they were lifting the word 'interim' from his title and bringing him back next year as the club's unconditional field boss.

Here's a look at Burke's coaching resumé:


August 2012-present Winnipeg Blue Bombershead coach/defensive co-ordinator/defensive backs coach

2011-August 2012 Winnipeg Blue Bombersdefensive co-ordinator/defensive backs coach

2008-2010 Montreal Alouettes defensive co-ordinator/defensive backs coach

2007Calgary Stampedersdefensive co-ordinator (interim)

2005-2007 Calgary Stampeders defensive backs coach

2004 Indiana State University defensive co-ordinator/defensive backs coach

2003 University of Tennessee-Chat. defensive co-ordinator/defensive backs coach

2001 University of Kansas defensive line coach

2000 University of Kansas defensive backs coach

1997-1999 Purdue University defensive backs coach

1995-1996 University of Wyoming defensive backs coach

1992-1994 Ball State University defensive co-ordinator/defensive backs coach

1989-1991 Ball State University defensive backs coach

1986-1988 University of North Dakota defensive co-ordinator/defensive backs coach

1982-1985University of South Dakota defensive co-ordinator/defensive backs coach

1981 Appalachian State University assistant coach

1980 Gardner Webb University assistant coach

1977-1979 University of Minnesota assistant coach

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition November 2, 2012 C2

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