David Butler was added to the Cal State Fullerton coaching staff
for 2014 after spending the previous year at Long Beach State.
Butler was the volunteer assistant coach for the women’s
volleyball team and the lead assistant coach on the Long Beach
State Sand Volleyball coaching staff.
Prior to his time at Long Beach State, Butler worked with the
Sports Performance Volleyball Club in Aurora, Ill. beginning in
2003. He worked as an assistant to Rick Butler and the 18 Elite
team. He also led a pair of teams to bronze medal finishes at the
18 Open (2012) and 18 Club (2013) AAU National Championships. He
also coached four AAU All-Americans and a national high school
player of the year.
In 2009, Butler worked briefly at Michigan State as a camp
volleyball coach and served as a student assistant coach for
women’s volleyball at Western Illinois where he helped lead
the team to three consecutive conference tournament appearances,
the only three in the school’s history.
Butler went on to become an assistant coach at Rosary High
School in Aurora and helped lead the program to its 10th
consecutive regional title.
As a player, Butler was a five-year starter at outside hitter
for the Western Illinois Club Volleyball team and was a three-year
team captain as well as a player-coach and earned conference player
of the year honors. He would graduate in 2009 and earn his Bachelor
of Science in kinesiology. Butler currently resides in Orange,