Run your own Race says Buffie Burson

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, and raised in Alpharetta, Georgia, Burson earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at the University of Montevallo where she was a player and coach.  Burson also spent three years as an assistant coach at Shorter University prior to coming to North Georgia. You can reach Coach Burson by emailing:

Buffie Burson has posted 21 winning seasons in her time in Dahlonega, including her last seven consecutive years and has guided the program to 12 national tournament appearances, including four NCAA appearances with the furthest run coming in the 2019 NCAA Division II Basketball Tournament, culminating in the program’s first ever trip to the Elite Eight after winning the Southeast Regional Championship.

Burson’s teams have averaged over 20 wins a season in her career. She collected her 500th career victory on December 17, 2018, a 68-63 win over Flagler in the UNG Convocation Center.

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