Dylan Butler
Dylan Butler
Assistant Coach
dbutler@hillcollege.edu
Hill
Junior College

The 2019-2020 season marks Dylan Butlers first year as the assistant volleyball coach at the Hill College.  Prior to Hill College, Butler was a volunteer assistant coach at the University of Dallas for the 2018-2019 season. During his time with the Lady Crusaders, Butler assisted the team to a 20-15 overall record which is the best season record since 2014 and accomplished a fourth- place finish at the SCAC conference championship tournament with a starting lineup consisting mainly of freshman. Butler played a key role in the training of 1st team All- American setter Elizabeth Smith, 2nd team All-American outside hitter Abigail Porras and SCAC Freshman of the Year, SCAC 1st team all-conference and 2nd team All- American Middle Blocker Dayjah Whyte. Butler also held responsibilities for the technical skill and strategy training of all team setters to run a fast-paced offense which assisted in the success of such a young team.   Prior to Butlers time at the university of Dallas, he served as an undergraduate assistant at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) for two season under head coach Edgar Miraku, where he helped UCO finish with an over all record of 28-5 in 2015, and 31-5 in 2016.  Butler was also an undergraduate assistant at the University of Arkansas Fort Smith (UAFS) under head coach Jane Sargent, where he helped UAFS finish with an overall record of 27-8 in 2011.  Butler currently coaches club volleyball for Drive Nation Volleyball and head the 16-Black team last season. Before moving to Texas, Butler coached Kaizen Volleyball boys 17s in Oklahoma City, where he led the team to a bronze medal finish in the 17s club division at the 2018 Boys Junior National Championships in Phoenix Arizona. Prior to coaching for Kaizen, Butler coached club for Oklahoma Peak Performance where he coached 14s, and 16s age divisions, and for Fort Smith Juniors where he coach 14s, and was the assistant for the 16-1s.  Butler played collegiately at Park University in Kansas City, MO, where he helped the team win the NAIA National Invotational Championship title in 2014. Prior to Park University, Dylan played at Missouri Valley College in Marshall, MO, where he assisted the team to an 8th place finish at the NAIA post season polls. Dylan is originally from the state of Hawaii where he grew up playing all forms of volleyball. Dylan played high school volleyball for Keaau high school, in Keaau, HI.  Dylan is married to Pamela Butler and is a first time parent to his daughter, Isabella.