Phoenix, Ariz. – The five time world champion Arizona Rattlers are pleased to announce that they have added the 2015 AFL Assistant Coach of the Year Siaha Burley to the Rattlers’ staff. Burley will take on the role of the Director of Football Operations and offensive coordinator.
Burley spent the 2014 and 2015 seasons as the offensive coordinator for the Orlando Predators. In that time, the Predators consistently ranked in the top 3 on offense, including ranking first in the league this past season in yards per offensive play, averaging 7.1 yards per attempt, and in rushing offense, earning 4.0 yards per rush.
Prior to his stint with the Predators, Burley was the offensive coordinator for the Central Division Champion Chicago Rush in 2013. That year, the Rush finished in the top five in total offense. In 2011, Burley was named the wide receivers coach for the Arizona Rattlers.
As a player, Burley spent the 2004-05 seasons, as well as the 2008, and 2010 seasons with the Arizona Rattlers, where in 2005 he set the franchise record with 45 touchdown receptions. Burley also spent time with the Utah Blaze where he earned his second AFL Offensive Player of the Year award in 2007 when he set the league record for reception yards in a season (2,129). Burley began his career with the Orlando Predators, where he earned AFL All-Rookie Team honors in 2001.
The Mesa, Arizona native attended Central Florida University, where he led his team in receiving yards for two straight seasons.
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About the Arizona Rattlers
The Arizona Rattlers have won three straight ArenaBowl championship games and are proud members of the Arena Football League (AFL). ArenaBowl XXVII marked the team’s ninth appearance in the Championship game, winning in 2014, 2013, 2012, 1997 and 1994. For tickets, call 602-514-TDTD (8383), or visit www.azrattlers.com.
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