Volleyball sports background

2021-22 volleyball team


Head Coach Dylan Butler

Head Volleyball Coach at Hill College

Dylan Butler enters his first season as the Head Volleyball Coach for the Lady Rebels. Prior to assuming the head coach role, Butler served as the Assistant Coach for two seasons aiding the Lady Rebels to a 14-6 overall record, a Region V North Regular Season Conference Title, and a Region V North Conference Tournament Title in the 2020-2021 season finishing in the top 20 teams in the country. In Butler’s first season as Assistant Coach, the Lady Rebels finished 20-10 overall and earned the Region V North Conference Tournament Title, earning a National Tournament Bid, and finishing the season in the top 16 teams in the country. As the programs designated hitting coach, Butler had a large part in the training of Camryn Specia and Natalie Garcia. Camryn, a Second Team All-American and Conference MVP, is now a member of the Texas Tech Volleyball team. Natalie, a Second Team All-American, is now a member of the University of Texas at Tyler Volleyball team. Butler also has trained first and second team All-Conference Selections.

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 freshmen. 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 seasons under head coach Edgar Miraku, where he helped UCO finish with an overall 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 Tejas Volleyball Club and co-coaches the 18-Red Team. He also serves as the Boys Club Director and will be starting the club's first boys team in the coming 2022 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, Fort Smith Juniors for 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 Invitational 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.

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, a native of Brazil and former Coffeyville Community College volleyball player, single season kill record holder, and Park University Alumni. Dylan and Pamela are first time parents to their daughter Isabella.

Email: dbutler@hillcollege.edu


Assistant Coach Megan Turner

Assistant Volleyball Coach at Hill CollegeTurner has played volleyball for 10 years. She started her volleyball journey in middle school and immediately fell in love with it. Starting as a freshman on varsity she worked to earn multiple awards from sophomore year to her senior year. 

Turner played at Lake Dallas High school where in her junior year she led the team four rounds deep into the playoffs. Turner was team captain for three years. 

Turner got a scholarship to play at Fort Scott Community College in Fort Scott, Kansas where she broke the kills per season record. She also held a top spot academically, never letting her GPA drop below a 3.8. 

Following her time at Fort Scott Community College, Turner transferred to Harding University in Searcy, AR. During her time at Harding, Turner aided the team a regular season Conference Championship in 2019, and went on to win the Great American Conference tournament. Following the Great American Conference tournament win, Harding University earned an NCAA tournament spot in Nebraska. Turner graduated and became a club volleyball coach at Instinct Volleyball Club and had the opportunity to coach under the famous Olympian, Cilene Drewnick.

Women's Volleyball Roster
# First Name Last Name Position Hometown
1 Gracie Menchaca Gracie Menchaca Bryan, TX
2 Jalilie Rodriquez Jalile Rodriguez DS Fulshear, TX
3 Noelia Rocha Noelia Rocha OH San Antonio, TX
5 Taylor Dinkelmann Taylor Dinkelmann O Somerset, TX
7 Shelby Tally Shelby Tally OH Simonton, TX
8 Autumn Moses Autumn Moses OH Sinton, TX
9 Izabella Cerrati Izabella Cerrati OH Tijuana, Mexico
10 Paige Hartsburg Paige Hartsburg DS Flower Mound, TX
11 McKenya Sorrells McKenya Sorrells MB Pflugerville, TX
12 Teia Woodson Teia Woodson MB League City, TX
13 Annie  Creery Annie Creery DS Richmond, TX
14 Ainsley Meissner Ainsley Meissner MB Austin, TX
15 Manuela Cripa Manuela Cripa Setter Sao Paulo, Brazil
18 Madison Babers Madison Babers OH/MB Waxahachie, TX
23 Emma Nickerson Emma Nickerson O Frisco, TX

*Due to COVID-19 the schedule may change, please check often.
NJCAA Schedule 2021 - 2022

Hill College volleyball players moving on either to play at the next level at a four-year school or going on to a four-year school, but have decided not to continue their playing career.

2020-2021 Players Moving On
Player College
Stasha Adams Kentucky State University
Tara Goolsby University of New Orleans
Taylor Skrzycki Texas Women's University
Camryn Specia Texas Tech University
2019-2020 Players Moving On
Player College
Natalie Garcia University of Texas at Tyler
Alyssa Parks Dallas Baptist University
2018-2019 Players Moving On
Player College
Jasmine Sims St. Mary’s University
Aliyah Narcisse East Central University
Morgan Burns Texas Wesleyan University
Miranda Rich Roberts Wesleyan University
2017-2018 Players Moving On
Player College
Chastiny Brown Texas Wesleyan University
Brianna Sitton Texas Wesleyan University
Yasmine Attaee University of Texas at Permian Basin
Callan Holmes Drake University
Destiny Washington Tennessee State University
Brooke Fearka Ottawa University
Alyssa Meyer San Angelo State University
2016-2017 Players Moving On
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2015-2016 Players Moving On
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Camille Porco Lubbock Christian University
Thelma Flores Dallas Baptist University
Alexis Washington University of Central Oklahoma
Kylie Rollman Ft. Hayes State University
Taylor Goudeau Prairie View A&M
2014-2015 Players Moving On
Player College
Madi Odom Southeastern Louisiana University
Rachel Stoerkel San Francisco State University
Alex Banister Baylor University
2013-2014 Players Moving On
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Chelby Stanford Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Alexandria Wells Texas A&M University-Kingsville
2011-2012 Players Moving On
Player College
Taelor Higgins Texas A&M University
Brittany Berry Texas Wesleyan University
Haley Goldwater Long Island University
Taylor Jones Dallas Baptist University
2010-2011 Players Moving On
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Sapphire Reid Long Island University
Lauren Ray Henderson State University
2009-2010 Players Moving On
Player College
Anissa Garcia University of Mary Hardin Baylor
Kayla Caffey Hannibal LaGrange College
Tatiana Booth East Central University
Nicole Canales St. Mary's University
Mikeya Edwards Grambling State University
Yakira Essix East Central University
Davina Hirst Texas Lutheran University
Nikki West Grambling State University
2008-2009 Players Moving On
Player College
Kayla Riggs University of Missouri Kansas City/td>
Lauren Tharp Schreiner University
Christina Smith University of Texas at Tyler
Meghan Fichtel University of Texas Pan American
2007-2008 Players Moving On
Player College
Jessika Robinson Faulkner University
LaTanya Daniels Faulkner University
2006-2007 Players Moving On
Player College
Lindsay Ellisor Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Ashley Montalvo University of Texas at Tyler
Sileiny Arauz Hannibal LaGrange College
Katelyn Nelson Dixie State University
Tiffany Williams Texas College
2005-2006 Players Moving On
Player College
Ivana Mali Henderson State University
Amber McKinney Oklahoma Panhandle State University
Andrea Walker Huston-Tillotson University
Sheena Logan Texas College
Stephanie Lewis Fisk University