Coach Butler, University of the District of Columbia to Host 2nd Annual Basketball Camp
WASHINGTON, DC - University of the District of Columbia head women's basketball coach Lester "Jay" Butler, will host his second annual basketball camp for boys and girls ages 7 through 17 this summer at UDC Gym.
Butler will conduct two sessions: Monday, June 25th - Friday, June 29th and Monday, July 30th - Friday, August 3rd. More information, including the camp schedule, cost and registration instructions can be found on the Camp Flyer.
A 1998 graduate of Virginia Union University, Butler played for legendary Hall of Fame coach Dave Robbins and was a key member of the Panther basketball program. He helped Virginia Union capture three straight CIAA Championships and make four NCAA Division II appearances.
In 1996, Butler's senior season, he guided his team to the NCAA Division II Final Four. Butler finished his career at Virginia Union tied for most wins with 107. A native of Washington D.C., Butler graduated from Archbishop Carroll High in 1992 where he earned All Metro honors and Honorable Mention All-American Honors.
Butler has coached for eight seasons at UDC, during which time he has revitalized the Firebirds women's basketball program and turned it into a force in NCAA Division II. This past season, he led District of Columbia to a 21-7 record and second NCAA Division II Tournament appearance in four years. This marked his third season at UDC with over 20 wins.