|Title:||Asst. Football Coach (Wide Receivers)|
Kyle Buresh enters his first season with the Big Red in 2019 and will coach the wide receivers. Buresh comes to Denison from Indiana Wesleyan University where he served as the pass game coordinator/ wide receivers coach in 2018. He helped develop a startup football program and lead them to a 7-3 record in their inaugural season. The offense averaged 39.7 points per game, 417 yards per game, and 220 rushing yards per game.
In 2016 & 2017, he served as the pass game coordinator/ quarterbacks and wide receivers coach at Dakota Wesleyan University where he helped guide one of the top offenses in the NAIA. In 2017, DWU ranked second in the country in total offense (560.7 yards per game) and fifth in 2016 (517.6 yards per game). In 2016 & 2017, the offense ranked in the top ten in points per game, 3rd down conversions, first downs, passing efficiency, and passing. He mentored DWU’s quarterback to becoming an All American, two time NAIA Player of the Year Finalist, & two time Conference (GPAC) Player of the Year. Buresh’s quarterback finished his career third all-time in total offense in the NAIA. In 2017, Buresh mentored the nation’s leading receiver & All American at DWU. Four wide receivers earned All-Conference recognition in 2016 & 2017. He also served as the academic coordinator for the football program, which finished the 2016-2017 school year with the second highest GPA in the NAIA.
He spent 2014-2015 coaching the wide receivers at Wheaton College. Buresh helped guide the Thunder to two conference (CCIW) championships, two Sweet 16 playoff appearances, two top ten rankings, and a record of 22-2 in two seasons. In 2015, the Thunder offense led the conference in total offense and scoring offense. Two wide receivers earned All-Conference recognition during Buresh’s two seasons at Wheaton.
Prior to working at Wheaton, he coached at Midland University for three seasons from 2011-2013. Buresh served as the co-offensive coordinator/wide receivers coach in 2013. In his time at Midland, he coached wide receivers, running backs and special teams. Buresh mentored one All American wide receiver and eight All-Conference players during his time at Midland. The Warriors earned the NAIA Champions of Character team award in 2012.
He earned his Masters of Education in Leadership from Midland University and his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Secondary Education/Social Studies from Franklin College in 2011. Buresh served as an intern at Franklin where he coached the linebackers during spring football in 2011. As a player, Buresh was a three-time letterwinner and three-time Academic All-Conference defensive back. At Franklin, he was a part of three conference championships and three playoff appearances.
Buresh is from LaPorte, Indiana.