May 27, 2011

Darryl Butler Joins Virginia State Men's Basketball Coaching Staff

Darryl Butler Joins Virginia State Men's Basketball Coaching Staff

May 27, 2011

Darryl Butler has joined the Virginia State University athletic staff as an Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach. Butler comes to VSU from Frederick Community College, where he spent the past four seasons as the associate head coach. During the 2009-10 season, their men’s basketball team finished with an overall record of 17-11 and won their first Region XX Championship in school history.Darryl Butler

Prior to his experience at Frederick Community College, Butler spent three years at Montgomery Community College. He served as an assistant coach for two years then became the head coach in 2006-07. After the 2005-06 season, Montgomery Community College finished 6th in the nation out of the entire NCAA Division III.

Butler was an assistant coach at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, VA in 2003-04. Before T.C. Williams, he was an assistant coach at Howard University for the 2000-02 seasons. He received his first assistant coaching position at Whittier College in Whittier, CA in 1997. Butler next moved on to an assistant coaching position at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA in 1999.

The Trojans are excited to welcome Butler to their men’s basketball coaching staff. Butler has a wealth of basketball knowledge from his experiences with great coaches such as Frankie Allen and Jan van Breda Kolff.

“Butler comes with a great deal of college coaching experience and recruiting ties especially in this region. He’s a VSU grad which means a great deal to our college community,” says VSU’s head men’s basketball coach, Darryl Jacobs.

Coach Butler is a native of Suffolk, VA and also a Trojan alumni, graduating from Virginia State University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration in 1989. Butler and his wife, Rosalie, have three children, Mikko (13), Kennedy (11), and Victoria (4).