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Athletic Director

Kevin Burkett
Kevin Burkett
Athletic Director

Somerset Independent
305 College Street
Somerset, KY  42501

With 20+ years as a coach and teacher at SHS Kevin brings a unique perspective to the athletic department.  

A former head volleyball coach and long time assistant basketball coach at Somerset, Kevin has helped lead teams that have amassed over 295 wins on the basketball court including  2 All A state runner-ups, 11 All A regional titles, a 12th region runner-up and 2 district titles. He was Somerset’s first ever Volleyball coach leading the program for 7 years and he remains it’s all time winningest coach.


Born in Somerset but raised in the Lexington area, Kevin has deep roots in the community as his family has been teaching and coaching in Pulaski County for 3 generations.


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