Santa Barbara
70° F
Overcast
Overcast
Santa Maria
72° F
Overcast
Overcast
San Luis Obispo
66° F
Overcast
Overcast
Ventura
69° F
Overcast
Overcast

Longtime Dons Coach Not Slowing Down

By Mike Klan, KEYT - KCOY - KKFX Sports Director, mklan@keyt.com
Published On: Mar 26 2014 08:31:10 PM CDT
Updated On: Mar 26 2014 02:00:00 AM CDT

Andrew Butcher knows how to win as a coach but he is also a positive influence at Santa Barbara High School.

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

Andrew Butcher runs swap meets, buys food trucks, prints t-shirts and oh yeah, he has coached the Santa Barbara High School girls basketball team to Friday's Division 3 CIF State Championship game.

The swap meets, the food truck and the t-shirts all raise money for Santa Barbara High School. A SBHS graduate, Butcher is always looking for ways to improve his school.

On the court, Butcher led the Dons to their first-ever CIF Southern Section title as well as its first SoCal Regional Championship. The 30-5 Dons play Modesto Christian at 2 p.m. on Friday in Sacramento for the State Championship.

Butcher is in his 32nd year as head coach of the Dons and was selected as CIF Division 3-AA Coach of the Year.

The players say that Butcher is a giving and positive force on the sidelines.

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus