Head Coach Jordan Fish

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Jordan Fish enters into her third season as head volleyball coach for Hill College. She finished her first season in 2017 with an overall record of 27-4, undefeated in conference, and placing 8th at nationals. In 2018, she coached the rebels to a 28-8 season with another undefeated conference title and finishing tied for 11th at nationals. She has coached two All-Americans during her time at Hill and has had multiple sophomores graduate and continue their volleyball careers on at D1, D2, and NAIA schools.

Prior to her time at Hill College, Fish served as the assistant coach at Charleston Southern University in South Carolina. She helped lead the Buccaneers to their best season in 30 years. 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.

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

Fish led her professional team to their first Final Four appearance in program history. Twice she earned MVP honors in Denmark and in Sweden. Fish also served as a head coach for the Amager VK 16U team and worked clinics at various local middle schools in Copenhagen.

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. She was a two-time All-ACC Academic Team selection.

In addition to her work on the court, Fish was also a three-year member of the Virginia Tech Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) 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.

Among her other experiences 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 and is pursuing a Masters in Organizational Leadership from Lincoln Christian University.

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