Culver-Stockton College has announced the appointment of Janette Burgin to the position of interim head women’s basketball coach. Burgin arrives at C-SC after spending the past three seasons as an assistant coach with the women’s program at Central Methodist University in Fayette, Mo. She replaces Melissa Young, who resigned last week.

“We’re very pleased to announce that Janette Burgin will be joining our women’s basketball program,” said C-SC Director of Athletics Greg McVey. “Coach Burgin brings with her an impressive resume both on and off the court as clearly shown by the success she has achieved during her time as an assistant coach and as a player. We’re elated to be able to bring someone with her credentials to lead our program during this time of transition.”

A native of Frankfort, Ind., Burgin joined the CMU staff as a graduate assistant after completing her career at NCAA Division II Quincy University. After redshirting her freshman season due to a knee injury, Burgin played in 118 games during the next four years, including 96 starts for the Lady Hawks. . During her four seasons at QU, the Lady Hawks advanced to the NCAA Division II national tournament after the 2007-08 and 2008-09 seasons.

Burgin earned Bachelor of Science degree in physical education with a minor in sport management from Quincy and her Masters of Education degree from Central Methodist.

Burgin takes over a Culver-Stockton basketball program that compiled a 13-16 overall regular season record last year, including an 8-10 mark in the Heart of America Athletic Conference.