Head Coach Jordan Fish

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Jordan Fish enters into her second season as head coach for Hill College after serving as the assistant coach at Charleston Southern University in South Carolina.

At Charleston Southern, Fish helped lead the Buccaneers to their best season in 30 years, finishing top 6 overall in the Big South Conference. Fish was the primary setting coach for Rachel Smith who led the Big South in assists and was the only setter to be named on the All-Freshman team. Fish shared responsibility in all of the program’s recruiting, operation, community service and coaching. She also initiated planning and fundraising for the team’s first missions trip to Guatemala in the summer of 2018. 

Prior to joining the staff at CSU, Jordan Fish completed her contract playing professionally overseas with the Amager VK-D1 volleyball team in Copenhagen, Denmark over the 2015-2016 season.

Lining up as the starting setter for the Amager Volleyball Klub, Fish led the team to their first Final Four appearance in program history. Twice she earned MVP honors during league matches and was named the Co-MVP by the Swedish committee for the match against Engelholm, Sweden’s top ranked team in the league.

Prior to her play overseas, Fish lined up on the court for the Hokies as a four-year letter-winner at setter for the Virginia Tech women’s volleyball team. She finished her standout playing career ranked fifth all-time in assists in the Virginia Tech record books, topping the 2,500 career assist milestone. In 2013 she recorded 1,381 career assists to rank fifth in the Tech single season record book. She was a two-time All-ACC Academic Team selection in the classroom earning her Bachelor’s degree in Human Development.

In addition to her work on the court, Fish was also a three-year member of the Virginia Tech Student-Athlete Advisory Committee acting as liaison for athletes to the NCAA. She was also an active member in the campus ministry organizations, Athletes in Action and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Over the past year Fish served as a head coach for the Amager VK 16U team and worked clinics at various local middle schools around Copenhagen.

She has extensive camp coaching experiences, working as a Coach and Camp Counselor at the Virginia Tech Volleyball camps from 2012-2014 where she was in charge of developing her groups in training, supervision and mentorship over the week long camps. She also coached at the Oakland Elite Volleyball Camps, working a setting clinic that she developed, coordinated and lead from 2012-2014.

Among her other experience on and off the court, Fish served a 10-week internship with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes organization in Huntington Beach, Calif. in the summer of 2015 that focused on developing and equipping college players who wanted to know God more and use volleyball to impact their team and community.

Fish was also a part of a group of athletes from Virginia Tech that helped serve in Eleuthera building a local church, teaching sport, and feeding and providing other basic needs for the Haitian refugee community.

She also served as a student leader for a summer course in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic with the VT Student Leadership which focused on global citizen leadership and taught HIV/AIDS awareness and education through sports camps.

Fish is a 2015 graduate of Virginia Tech University with a B.S. in Human Development.

Email: jfish@hillcollege.edu

Assistant Coach Dylan Butler

Assistant Volleyball Coach at Hill College
The 2019-2020 season marks Dylan Butler’s first year as the assistant volleyball coach at 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 Butler’s 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 16-1’s. 
 
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 Hawai’i where he grew up playing all forms of volleyball. Dylan played high school volleyball for Kea’au high school, in Kea’au, HI. 
 
Dylan is married to Pamela Butler and is a first time parent to his daughter, Isabella.
Email: dbutler@hillcollege.edu