Butler has previous coacing experience. She served as the recruiting coordinator and assistant camp director at Division II Lander University for one season after serving two seasons as the assistant women’s basketball coach and camp director at Division I Presbyterian College.
She also coached at three S.C. high schools -- Gaffney, Byrnes and Westside -- after a successful playing career at Southern Wesleyan, where she was a four-year starter and two-year captain.
“Stephanie is a championship level coach. She is a tireless worker and is willing to work to help make our program successful,” Southern Illinois women’s basketball coach Missy Tiber said. “Her many years of experience in coaching young women both at the high school and college level will be a tremendous asset to our program. Stephanie has many connections in the south that will assist in our recruiting and she is widely known as an excellent floor coach.”
Thursday, July 28, 2011