Julee Burgess enters her fourth year as sports operations assistant at Michigan State and her eighth year with Michigan State Athletics. Burgess has a vital role in the sport management unit, oversees all 25 sports at MSU
Burgess has held a variety of positions within the athletic department at MSU. Prior to her current role, she had stints in the ticket office as an intern and in the business office as clerical help.
Before returning to her alma mater, Burgess was the director of operations for the Missouri State women's basketball team for the 2005-06 and 2006-07 seasons. During her time there, the Lady Bears won the MVC Tournament and received the automatic big to the 2006 NCAA Tournament. Her responsibilities at Missouri State included travel coordination, video exchange, video breakdown, and summer camps.
As a student, Burgess also worked with MSU women's basketball as a student manager from 2002-2005. During her time with the women's basketball team, Burgess played an important role in team travel, practice preparation, and game day preparations and had an integral role in the 2005 Final Four and National Championship appearance.
Burgess received her undergraduate degree from Michigan State with a bachelor's in kinesiology, specializing in sport administration. She graduated from Missouri State University with a master's degree in sport administration.