Jody Burrows completed her first season on the Spartan coaching staff in 2012-13. A former standout point guard at Division I Northeastern University (Mass.), Burrows spent the previous two seasons on the staff at Oberlin College.
During her first season at CWRU, the Spartans finished at 16-9 overall, marking the highest win total for the program in 11 seasons. The 2012-13 campaign also produced an 8-6 record and a fourth-place finish in one of the top women’s basketball conferences in Division III – the University Athletic Association. In addition, four Spartans earned All-Association honors, while senior guard Evy Iacono became just the second player in program history to be named UAA Player of the Year. Under Burrows’ tutelage, Iacono also became the second All-American in program history with an honorable mention nod from D3Hoops.com.
Burrows was a three-year captain at Northeastern and ranked fourth in Huskie history with 382 assists. During the 2005-06 campaign, she recorded 143 helpers, tying the program single-season record. In 97 career games, Burrows totaled 546 points, 364 rebounds and 138 steals. She was also involved in the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and was named one of NU's Top 100 Most Influential Seniors in 2007.
Following graduation, she spent a season on the coaching staff at her alma mater, working mostly with on-court player development as well as strength & conditioning. In 2010, Burrows joined the staff at Oberlin and spent two seasons with the Yeowomen. While there, she was responsible for prospect evaluation, strength & conditioning and on-court development. Under her guidance, the program produced the North Coast Athletic Conference and D3Hoops.com Regional Newcomer of the Year.
Burrows graduated cum laude from Northeastern in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in organizational communications.