JR. HIGH - REDBIRDS
Kevin Butler is in his first year coaching at Hewitt-Trussville High School and serves as Assistant Coach. He coached for five years at Clay-Chalkville High School and was a part of the coaching staff for the 2005 and 2006
state runner-up teams. He coached for one year at Thompson High school in 2009. He became a
part of the staff at Pelham High School the following year and was a part of the coaching staff
when they won the 2013 State Championship.
Coach Butler spent two years as an Assistant Principal at Vestavia Hills High School before returning to coaching in 2015. He coached at
Hoover High School and helped them win the 2017 State Championship and runner-up in 2021.
This past year coach Butler was a part of the staff that helped the Hewitt-Trussville Baseball.
Program win the AHSAA state runner-up in 2022.
Prior to coaching and teaching, Butler worked for Auburn University, designing Outdoor
Education curriculum and developing of Environmental Science programs for the youth of
Alabama. He also instructed, designed, and built high and low ropes courses for the leadership
programs at the Alabama 4-H Center.
Coach Butler is from Kimberly, Alabama, where he graduated from Mortimer Jordan High
School. He played baseball for 3 years in HS. He went on to the University of Montevallo to
earn a degree in Biology and completed Master's degree programs at Lesley University
(Cambridge, MA) and UAB. He earned an Ed.S. from UAB as well. He currently teaches Physics
and Physical Science at HTHS.
Coach Butler is married to the former Debbie Keyes of Jackson, who teaches in the Jefferson
County School System. They have two boys Daniel (14), a Freshman at Hewitt-Trussville HS and
David (12) who is a student at HTMS.