Coach Burton oversaw the transition of women's golf from club to varsity status after being instrumental in the addition of the program. The team won the inaugural SCIAC title in 2012 and finished 14th at the NCAA Championships. They repeated as SCIAC champions in 2013 and finished 11th at the NCAA Championships. 2014 saw the team win their third straight SCIAC crown.
Burton is the senior women's administrator for the department and during her career at CMS has helped increase the number of women's sports from six to 11. She served 31 years as women's basketball coach and has also served as volleyball and interim women's tennis coach. Burton lives in Claremont and has three sons: John, Todd, and Michael.