Head Coach Dylan Butler
Dylan Butler enters his second season at the helm of the Hill College volleyball program.
In Butler’s first season as head coach, he led the team to an 11-15 finish. Despite the rocky start to the season, he rallied the team to go undefeated in the second half of conference play, going 9-0, winning the Region V North Conference Tournament, and earning a bid to the 2021-2022 NJCAA National Tournament where he was named the Southwest District A coach of the year. The 16th-seeded Lady Rebels fell to the number 1 seeded team in the country in the first round. In the second round, the Lady Rebels almost took down the number 8 team in the country but came up short in the fifth set. Coach Butler and the Lady Rebels finished a roller-coaster season in the top 16 teams in the country with three First Team All-Conference selections, two Second Team All-Conference Selections, Region V North New Comer of the Year, and Region V North Conference Tournament MVP awards.
Prior to assuming the head coach role, Butler served as the Assistant Coach for two seasons aiding the Lady Rebels to a 14-6 overall record, a Region V North Regular Season Conference Title, and a Region V North Conference Tournament Title in the 2020-2021 season finishing in the top 20 teams in the country. In Butler’s first season as Assistant Coach, the Lady Rebels finished 20-10 overall and earned the Region V North Conference Tournament Title, earning a National Tournament Bid, and finishing the season in the top 16 teams in the country. As the program's designated hitting coach, Butler had a key role in the training of two, Second Team All-American outside hitters and many First and Second Team All-Conference Selections.
Prior to Hill College, Butler was a volunteer assistant coach at the University of Dallas for the 2018-2019 season. During his time with the Lady Crusaders, Butler assisted the team to a 20-15 overall record - the best season record since 2014 - and accomplished a fourth-place finish at the SCAC Conference Championship Tournament. Butler played a key role in the training of the Lady Crusader’s First and Second Team All-Americans and the SCAC First Team All-Conference Selection.
Prior to Butler’s time at the University of Dallas, he served as an undergraduate assistant at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) for two seasons under head coach Edgar Miraku, where he helped UCO finish with an overall record of 28-5 in 2015, and 31-5 in 2016.
Butler was also an undergraduate assistant at the University of Arkansas Fort Smith (UAFS) under head coach Jane Sargent, where he helped UAFS finish with an overall record of 27-8 in 2011.
Butler serves as the Boy’s Club volleyball Director at Tejas Volleyball Club in the DFW Area.
Butler played collegiately at Park University in Kansas City, MO, where he helped the team win the NAIA National Invitational Championship title in 2014. Prior to Park University, Dylan played at Missouri Valley College in Marshall, MO, where he assisted the team to an 8th place finish.
Dylan is originally from the state of Hawai’i where he grew up playing all forms of volleyball. Dylan played high school volleyball for Kea’au High School, in Kea’au, HI.
Dylan is married to Pamela Butler, a native of Brazil and former Coffeyville Community College volleyball player & single season kill record holder, and Park University Alumni. Dylan and Pamela are first time parents to their daughter Isabella.
Assistant Coach Shelby Tally
Shelby Tally enters her first year as an assistant coach with the Hill College volleyball program.
Tally returns to the program, following a successful playing career starting in 46 matches for the Lady Rebels.
In her sophomore year, Tally was named team captain and aided the team to a national tournament appearance, finishing in the top sixteen teams in the country. Tally also aided the program in winning the Region V North Conference Tournament.
In her freshman year, Tally earned First Team All-Conference Honors and helped lead the team to a Region V North Conference Tournament Title and a Regular Season Title.
Prior to her time at Hill College, Tally was a student-athlete at Fulshear High School. During her time there she aided the team to a State Championship in 2019.
Tally has been involved in club coaching for many years aiding in different capacities with the pursuit of building the next generation of volleyball players.
Shelby has achieved her Associate Degree in Business and is continuing schooling while she coaches.
|#||Name||Height||Position||Class||High School and Hometown|
|11||Izabella Ceratti||5'9"||OH||SO||Cetys Universidad; Tijuana, Mexico|
|8||Autumn Moses||5'9"||OH||SO||Sinton; Sinton, TX|
|2||Makenna Gantt||6'0"||S/OPP||SO||Bridgeport; Bridgeport, TX|
|15||Manuela Cripa||5'9"||S||SO||Colegio Pentagunum de Jundai; Sao Paulo, Brazil|
|4||Madison Babers||5'8"||MB/OPP||SO||Waxahachie; Waxahachie, TX|
|10||Paige Hartsburg||5'4"||DS/L||SO||Marcus; Flower Mound, TX|
|21||Daniela Gomez-Echeverry||5'9"||OH||FR||Paulo Freire; Bogota, Columbia|
|5||Victoria Southerland||5'8"||OH||FR||Maypearl; Maypearl, TX|
|6||Kaycee Johnson||5'11"||MB||FR||Rusk; Rusk, TX|
|16||Alexia Maynes||6'1"||MB/OPP||FR||Whitehouse; Whitehouse, TX|
|7||Natalie Hildebrand||5'8"||S/DS||FR||Marcus; Flower Mound, TX|
|3||Samantha Stahl||5'8"||DS/L||FR||Hebron; Lewisville, TX|
|9||Kadence Warren||5'8"||DS/L||FR||Northwest; Fort Worth, TX|
*** PLEASE NOTE: THE NJCAA SCHEDULE IS IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME.***
NJCAA Schedule 2022 - 2023
Record: 11-15 overall; 10-4 conference
NJCAA National Tournament Qualifier
NJCAA Region V North Champions
NTJCAC Newcomer of the Year: Izabella Ceratti
NTJCAC First Team All-Conference/All-Region: Izabella Ceratti, Noelia Rocha, and McKenya Sorrels
NTJCAC Second Team All-Conference: Paige Hartsburg and Madison Babers
NJCAA Region V North All-Tournament: Noelia Rocha (MVP)
NJCAA All-Academic First Team (4.0 GPA): Emma Nickerson
NTJCAC All-Academic Team 2022 (sophomore student-athletes with above 3.25 cumulative GPA): Emma Nickerson
Hill College volleyball players moving on either to play at the next level at a four-year school or going on to a four-year school, but have decided not to continue their playing career.
|McKenya Sorrells||Emporia State University|
|Noelia Roach||Southeastern Oklahoma State University|
|Emma Nickerson||Oklahoma City University|
|Ainsley Meissner||West Texas A&M University|
|Stasha Adams||Kentucky State University|
|Tara Goolsby||University of New Orleans|
|Taylor Skrzycki||Texas Women's University|
|Camryn Specia||Texas Tech University|
|Natalie Garcia||University of Texas at Tyler|
|Alyssa Parks||Dallas Baptist University|
|Jasmine Sims||St. Mary’s University|
|Aliyah Narcisse||East Central University|
|Morgan Burns||Texas Wesleyan University|
|Miranda Rich||Roberts Wesleyan University|
|Chastiny Brown||Texas Wesleyan University|
|Brianna Sitton||Texas Wesleyan University|
|Yasmine Attaee||University of Texas at Permian Basin|
|Callan Holmes||Drake University|
|Destiny Washington||Tennessee State University|
|Brooke Fearka||Ottawa University|
|Alyssa Meyer||San Angelo State University|
|Camille Porco||Lubbock Christian University|
|Thelma Flores||Dallas Baptist University|
|Alexis Washington||University of Central Oklahoma|
|Kylie Rollman||Ft. Hayes State University|
|Taylor Goudeau||Prairie View A&M|
|Madi Odom||Southeastern Louisiana University|
|Rachel Stoerkel||San Francisco State University|
|Alex Banister||Baylor University|
|Chelby Stanford||Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi|
|Alexandria Wells||Texas A&M University-Kingsville|
|Taelor Higgins||Texas A&M University|
|Brittany Berry||Texas Wesleyan University|
|Haley Goldwater||Long Island University|
|Taylor Jones||Dallas Baptist University|
|Sapphire Reid||Long Island University|
|Lauren Ray||Henderson State University|
|Anissa Garcia||University of Mary Hardin Baylor|
|Kayla Caffey||Hannibal LaGrange College|
|Tatiana Booth||East Central University|
|Nicole Canales||St. Mary's University|
|Mikeya Edwards||Grambling State University|
|Yakira Essix||East Central University|
|Davina Hirst||Texas Lutheran University|
|Nikki West||Grambling State University|
|Kayla Riggs||University of Missouri Kansas City/td>|
|Lauren Tharp||Schreiner University|
|Christina Smith||University of Texas at Tyler|
|Meghan Fichtel||University of Texas Pan American|
|Jessika Robinson||Faulkner University|
|LaTanya Daniels||Faulkner University|
|Lindsay Ellisor||Southeastern Oklahoma State University|
|Ashley Montalvo||University of Texas at Tyler|
|Sileiny Arauz||Hannibal LaGrange College|
|Katelyn Nelson||Dixie State University|
|Tiffany Williams||Texas College|
|Ivana Mali||Henderson State University|
|Amber McKinney||Oklahoma Panhandle State University|
|Andrea Walker||Huston-Tillotson University|
|Sheena Logan||Texas College|
|Stephanie Lewis||Fisk University|