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DANIEL CURRI has been named head coach of boys’ varsity basketball at Notre Dame Schools in Utica. Coach Curri is a 2002 graduate of Notre Dame, where he played basketball for Notre Dame Hall of Fame inductee Mike Durr. Curri went on to play Division III basketball for Utica College (now called Utica University). He graduated from the college with a doctorate in physical therapy and a commission as a second lieutenant in the United States Army. Curri currently works as a director of rehabilitation services and continues to serve as a major in the Army Reserve. Over the past five years, Curri has spent considerable time coaching youth basketball.

SEAN BURTON has been named assistant coach for the Notre Dame boys’ varsity basketball team. A 2005 Notre Dame High School graduate, Burton also played basketball for Durr. Burton went on to have an illustrious career at Ithaca College, where he set numerous records, was twice named Empire 8 Player of the Year, and was named a Division III All-American three times. After graduating from Ithaca College with a sports and exercise science degree, Burton played professional basketball in Iceland for two seasons. He currently runs the Burton Basketball Academy for local youth and has 10-plus years of college coaching experience at Utica College, Babson College and his alma mater, Ithaca College.