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Butner Takes Helm For Basketball

Posted on Monday, September 12, 2016 at 3:55 pm

After several interviews in a month long search spurred by the resignation of Coach Jerry Brown, the GCHS Yellow Jackets have announced the 2016-2017 boys’ basketball coach. Kevin Butner, assistant coach under Brown, has been named as the leader of this year’s squad.

Kevin ButnerButner, a 2010 graduate from Grundy County High School, was a co-captain of the 2010 squad and a member of the 2010 district conference championship team.

Director Jessie Kinsey is confident that Butner can provide stability and trust to the parents and players during this time of uncertainty for the program.

Butner stated, “I plan on taking a programmatic approach to ensure the success for the boys’ basketball program for years to come. I will be highly involved with the players and coaches of surrounding elementary schools. Requiring a high standard of character, as well as requiring discipline, unity, and focus will be a vital part of my approach. I look forward to coaching the program that is so near and dear to my heart.”

Coach Butner currently resides in Tracy City.