|Title:||Women's Basketball Assistant Coach|
|Previous College:||UMaine '14|
Former University of Maine Black Bears guard and Gorham High School standout Rachele Burns returns for her third season as a member of the Huskies' women's basketball coaching staff.
Burns graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maine in May 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Physical Education with a Health concentration and an Outdoor Education minor.
A member of the Black Bears' women's basketball team for five years under coach Richard Barron, Burns had the opportunity to spend the 2012-2013 season as a student assistant under Barron's direction while recovering from a season-ending injury. During her time as a Black Bears' student-assistant coach, Burns was involved with recruiting, travel arrangements, scouting report preparation, planning practice and fundraising.
In Burns’ final season with the Black Bears she appeared in 11 games and her team had a 17-15 finish, falling in the quarterfinals of the America East tournament. The University of Maine earned a spot in the postseason Women’s Basketball Invitational and beat Bucknell in the first round before falling to Fairfield in the second round.