Coach Ricky Burke, a character in the "High School Story" series, is the former coach at Oliver M. Berry High School. He is first seen in Book 1, Chapter 7.

In Book 2 , Chapter 12, he works at a bar called The Goal Post with Principal Hughs.


Coach Burke has brown eyes, black hair and beard and dark skin complexion. He wears a gray suit with a light blue shirt and a navy blue tie.


His dedication is to his team and he treats all of the members with respect.

He is very open minded as he allows Emma to be the kicker for the team instead of being his assistant.


Principal Angela Hughs

Though it is not clear to what extent the relationship is between Burke and Hughs, it is implied that their relationship is the reason for her resignation. Burke and Hughs where caught making out when the school news show was hijacked and switched to the football field. In Book 2, Chapter 12, it is revealed that they are engaged.

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