Coach Butler is beginning his sixth season as Assistant Coach of the Central High Red Devils.
Butler is an alumnus of Demopolis High School where he earned a baseball scholarship to play at Central Alabama Community College in Alexander City, Alabama. After completing his two years at CACC, he continued his baseball career at Shorter University in Rome, Georgia, graduating with a degree in Sports Management.
Butler spent two years coaching at Marengo Academy in Linden, Alabama. As an assistant in year one Butler was responsible for coaching hitting and outfield positions. The team was one of the top hitting teams in the state, hitting an impressive .375 as a team. Butler took over as head coach in year two, winning district coach of the year, an award voted on by the coaches in the surrounding area. He moved on to complete his Master’s in Business and Marketing Education from Auburn University and then served one year at Sweetwater High School as Head Junior Varsity coach, hitting coach, and infield coach before accepting a position at Central High School.
Coach Butler is also a Childhood Cancer Survivor, surviving a battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia at the age of 15, a cause about which he is very passionate!
FCA Jack Baker against all odds award - 2006
CACC “Hardest Worker Award”- 2007
District Coach of the Year- 2012
He is married to the former Katie Dubois of Coatopa, AL. They have two children: a son, Easton and a daughter Lily.
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