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"We are honored to coach your child. Thank you for this opportunity be a servant leaders to them."

Coach Susan Newhouse Burton, owner of Tarmac, has over 38 years of combined playing and coaching experience. From starting at the age of 10 to having the opportunity to tryout with the WNBA,  Coach Burton is an active member in women's ministry in the Tallahassee community and has served in law enforcement for over 25 years. Additional coaches include many volunteers and high school teen coaches. We emphasize on having coaches with a servant leadership style and strong passion for basketball.

Our Assistant coaches (picture above) are from left to right, Emi Robertson, Abigail Newhouse, Justin Hill & Ashley Parker. All our coaches have a foundation in faith, education, basketball experience, community servant-ship. This program would not be success without their hard work and dedication.


Susan Newhouse Burton

Basketball Playing and Coaching Experience : 1984- Present

- Has coached since 1993- Various middle schools in Brevard and Leon County, YMCA and City of Tallahassee leagues.

- Played throughout middle and high school

- Played for Brevard Community College

- Member of scrimmage team with Women's FSU team in 1997

- Granted opportunity to tryout with

the WNBA-Charlotte Sting in 1997

Community Service and Awards 

- Served in various ministry capacities at St. Peter's Anglican Cathedral since 2012

- Retired Police Sergeant - 25 years of service

- Received 2 Life Saving Awards 2021, 2015

- Received Commander in Chief Award  in 2012

- Received Humanitarian Award in 2005 for Hurricane Katrina Deployment

- Received multiple Meritorious Awards

- Received multiple Letters of Commendation

- Member of Emergency Management Team on multiple deployments for Hurricane Disaster Reliefs

- Bachelors in Science: Major in Criminology,

Minor in Social Science Education

- Masters in Business Management

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