Patrick Burke 2023

Administrator / Contributor,  Lockport


Lockport High School—1976

SUNY Brockport—B.S. in Physical Education-1980

Niagara University—M.S. Educational Administration


Career Highlights

Barker Central Schools                   1983-1988

  • Director of Health, PE and Athletics / Teacher / Coach

Medina Central Schools                 1988-1995

  • Director of Health, PE and Athletics / Assistant Principal

Lockport City Schools                      1995-2015

  • Director of Health, PE and Athletics

Niagara Frontier League                                 2016-Present

  • Executive Director

Orleans Niagara BOCES                  2017-Present

  • Coordinator of Coaching Education Program


Special Honors and Achievements

  • 1983 WKBW Channel 7 Section VI High School Baseball Coach of the Year
  • 2004 Niagara Frontier League Donald Burns Key Person Award
  • 2005 Inducted into the Western New York Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 2005 Selected as the Section VI Athletic Administrator of the Year by the New York State Athletic Administrators Association
  • 2009 Joe Wolf Award/Outstanding Athletic Administrator Award by the Western New York Sports Magazine—Dick Gallagher Editor
  • 2013 Western Zone Administrator of the Year selected by the Empire State Supervisors and Administrators
  • 2014 Inducted into the Lockport High School Distinguished Alumni
  • 2022 Inducted into the New York State Athletic Administrators (NYSAAA) Hall of Fame


Professional Affiliations and Achievements

  • Member, National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators’ Association
  • Member, New York State Athletic Administrators’ Association.... (40 years)
  • Member, Western Zone of N.Y.S.P.H.E.R.D....(40 years)
  • Member, NYSPHSAA Championship Philosophy Ad. Hoc. Committee 2010
  • Member, NYSPHSAA, Section VI, Athletic Council 1987-2015
  • (S.A.S) School Administrator Supervisor
  • (S.D.A. ) School District Administrator
  • (C.A.A.) Certified Athletic Administrator