Ronnie Burton Jr.
Director of Development
Prior to his time at Air Force, Ronnie spent one year as the Assistant Director of Development for the University of Nevada. There he helped secure philanthropic gifts in support of the academic and athletic needs of Wolf Pack Student-Athletes.
Previous to his time at Nevada, Ronnie worked for Major League Baseball’s Office of the Commissioner in scouting operations helping run the administrative portion of the MLB draft and as a baseball operations supervisor helping oversee the Arizona Fall League.
Before his time at MLB, he worked as an assistant baseball coach at California Lutheran University during the 2015-2016 season and as a recruiting assistant with Michigan State Football during the 2013-2014 season. Ronnie received his Masters of Legal Studies in Sports Law and Business from Arizona State’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in 2015. There he interned in the Sun Devil Club which is the fundraising and development arm for ASU Athletics.
A former student athlete, Ronnie played college baseball at the University of the Pacific, Southern Utah University, and California Lutheran University. He graduated from CLU with a BA in communications in 2013.
No stranger to Colorado Springs, Ronnie attended Air Academy High School where he competed in baseball, basketball, and football. Additionally, his father Ron Burton Sr. was an assistant football coach at Air Force from 2003-2012.