Tradition of Excellence

161 NWAC Championships
150 NWAC Regional Championships
12 NCWSA Championships
3 NJCAA National Championships
326 Total Team Championships
as of 2-8-2018
Spokane Community College Square Spokane Falls Community College
Ken Burrus
Ken Burrus - Athletic Director

Athletic Director

Kenneth Burrus has been named district director of athletics, physical education and recreation at Community Colleges of Spokane. 

Burrus joined Shoreline Community College in 1986, starting  an assistant men’s basketball coach (1986-89). He was named Shoreline’s recreation coordinator in 1982 and served as the college’s intramural coordinator with an associate faculty designation between 1990 and 1997. Burrus was appointed director of athletics and intramurals at Shoreline in April 1997.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and kinesiology from the University of Washington, as well as a master’s degree in physical education, teaching and performance enhancement from Western Washington University.

Community Colleges of Spokane’s athletics department is one of the largest in the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges, fielding 15 intercollegiate men and women’s sports. Approximately 350 student-athletes compete for CCS each year.  In addition, some 1,100 students play intramural sports at Spokane Community College and Spokane Falls Community College annually. Another 15,000 to 17,000 individuals participate in physical education classes and wellness activities offered through CCS.