Laura Burnett-Kurie is in her eighth season as head coach of the Gustavus women's soccer program in 2019. Burnett-Kurie, a 2008 graduate of Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY), is the fifth head coach in the history of the Gustavus women’s soccer program.
Burnett-Kurie earned her first MIAC Coach-of-the-Year honor after her fourth season with Gustavus in 2015. Burnett-Kurie directed the 2015 Gusties to the greatest turnaround in program history as they finished 13-7-1 overall and 8-3 in the MIAC, and then went on to claim the MIAC Playoff title with a 1-0 victory at St. Thomas. Burnett-Kurie also directed her squad in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1998.