16-American Head Coach & 18-PAL Head Coach

USAV Rebecca B. Howard Diversity & Inclusion Award Winner

We are proud to announce that Jason Butch will return to lead 16 American in 2023-24! Jason won the 2023 Rebecca B. Howard Diversity & Inclusion Award presented by USA Volleyball.

Now starting his 8th season with Oklahoma Charge, Jason’s teams routinely finish in the top 10 in Gold at the OKRVA Regional Tournament. His 16 American team finished 9th in the Gold Bracket in 2023. Previously, Jason has coached 18s, 17s, 16s, 15s, 14s and 13s teams at Charge and other area clubs. Coach Butch also coached the PAL club teams supporting volleyball players OKC metro area. His work with the OKC Police Athletic League is what earned him the Rebecca B. Howard Diversity & Inclusion Award Winner by USA Volleyball

Coach Butch is in his third season as the Assistant Coach at Oklahoma Christian University. Prior to that, he was the Assistant Varsity Coach at Mount St. Mary’s Catholic High School where he helped lead the Rockets to multiple State Finals.

During the summer, Coach Butch manages and coaches OKC Sharks, a successful beach volleyball program in Oklahoma City.  In the past 5 years, OKC Sharks has garnered over 100 national bids with one of those teams competing in the gold bracket at Nationals.

Jason has coached middle school teams for over 15 years.  He was the Volleyball Program Administrator at Christ the King.

Coach Butch  is a CAP 2 Indoor Certified coach. He also offers private lessons.

Beyond coaching, Jason is an avid volleyball player in both the intermediate and advanced leagues/tournaments here in Oklahoma City.  He has been playing beach doubles, beach 4s and indoor for over 15 years.  Jason and his wife Jenni are the parents of Hannah and Zachary, both avid volleyball players as well.