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Spokane Chiefs assistant coach Scott Burt extended through 2017-18

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017

The Spokane Chiefs have extended the contract of assistant coach Scott Burt. (Larry Brunt / Larry Brunt/The Spokane Chiefs)
The Spokane Chiefs have extended the contract of assistant coach Scott Burt. (Larry Brunt / Larry Brunt/The Spokane Chiefs)
From staff reports

The Spokane Chiefs have extended the contract of assistant coach Scott Burt through the 2017-18 season, the team announced on Thursday.

“We are very excited to extend Scott,” Chiefs’ general manager Scott Carter said in a statement. “He has done a great job assisting Don (Nachbaur) and mentoring the players since my arrival. Scott’s work ethic is a great example for our players to see in action on a daily basis.”

Burt, 39, is in his fourth season as an assistant with the Chiefs. He spent two seasons as an assistant with the Alaska Aces of the ECHL.

Burt spent four seasons playing in the Western Hockey League for four different teams – Seattle, Swift Current, Edmonton and Red Deer.

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