Head Coach Joe Burbridge is entering his 12th season as Dominican College head softball coach. The Lady Chargers have made the playoffs in all ten of his seasons, being a top 3 seed, in nine out of the ten tournaments.
In 2013 he guided Dominican to their fourth CACC regular season championship with a program best record of 25-1, and fifth straight NCAA tournament appearance. The Chargers had won three straight CACC tournament championships from 2010-2012.
Prior to coming to Dominican, Burbridge was the head coach at Adelphi University. He compiled a record of 39-13 in his one season there, while setting a school record for wins. The Panthers won the ECC Regular Season Title with an 18-2 record and were ranked as high as 8th in the country, in addition to earning a berth in the NCAA Regional Tournament.
In addition to his coaching duties, Burbridge was named Assistant Director of Athletics in June of 2012. Coach Burbridge is a graduate of Ramapo College of New Jersey. He received his master's degree from Seton Hall University. He and his wife Joann, live in Suffern, NY with their daughter, Colleen Paige, who was born in 2006.
Career Coaching Record
|Year||School||Overall Record||CACC Record||Achievements/Honors|
|2007||Adelphi University||39-13||Set school record for wins in a season, was ranked 8th in Division II, NCAA Regional Participants|
|2008||Dominican College||30-24||18-6||CACC Tournament Participants|
|2009||Dominican College||39-16||22-2||CACC Regular Season Champions, CACC Tournament Participants, NCAA East Regional Tournament Participants|
|2010||Dominican College||37-16||23-3||CACC Regular Season Champions, CACC Tournament Champions, NCAA East Regional Touranment Participants|
|2011||Dominican College||35-18||19-7||CACC Tournament Champions, NCAA East Region Tournament Participants|
|2012||Dominican College||39-17||24-2||CACC Regular Season Champions, CACC Tournament Champions, NCAA East 2 Region Tournament Finalists|
|2013||Dominican College||32-22||25-1||CACC Regular Season Champions, NCAA East 1 Region Tournament Participants|
|2014||Dominican College||20-27||15-11||CACC Tournament Participants|
|2015||Dominican College||33-19||21-5||CACC Tournament Finalists, Won his 300th career game|
|2016||Dominican College||30-16-1||22-4||CACC Tournament Participants, Named CACC Coach of the Year|
|2017||Dominican College||29-22||18-8||CACC Tournament Participants|
|2018||Dominican College||26-20||16-10||CACC Tournament Runner-Up|
|Totals||Career Coaching Record||389-230-1|
|Totals||Dominican College Coaching Record||343-217-1|