Rick Butler

Rick Butler Motions for Dismissal of Class Action Lawsuit

Banned volleyball coach Rick Butler has asked an Illinois federal judge to reject class action certification in a civil lawsuit brought…

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Despite Lifetime Ban, Rick Butler Shows Up At JVA Event

Just months following Rick Butler’s ban from the JVA, AAU and USA Volleyball, he was seen as a spectator at a recent JVA World Challenge event in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Rick Butler Has Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Him

After it was thought to be over being expelled from every major volleyball organization in the country, Rick Butler has another lawsuit against him. 

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Rick Butler Banned From AAU & JVA After Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct

The end of Rick Butler in youth volleyball has seen its day as the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and the Junior Volleyball Association (JVA) has officially banned Butler following his lifetime ban from USA Volleyball. 

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Wisconsin, Marquette Cancel Spring Matches At Rick Butler’s Facility

Following a lifetime ban by USA Volleyball, at least three sports groups have announced they would cancel events at facilities that Rick Butler owned and operated. 

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USA Volleyball Confirms Lifetime Ban for Coach Rick Butler

USA Volleyball has formally announced the lifetime ban over Rick Butler over allegations that he had inappropriate sexual relationships with underage players during his career.

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A Second Attempt To Ban Rick Butler From Coaching Youth Set For 2018

In the long, drug out saga of banned and then reinstatement of Rick Butler into USA Volleyball continues, as Sarah Powers-Barnhard continues to try and stop Butler from being able to coach junior teams. 

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Lawsuits & Allegations Loom Over Long-Time Coach Rick Butler

Over 30 years ago, Sarah Powers-Barnhard was an up and coming volleyball player in Chicago, playing for Sports Performance Volleyball…

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USA Volleyball ‘Furious’ Over Renewed Membership For Alleged Abuser

Officials with USA Volleyball told the New York Daily News that they were “furious” that Rick Butler was allowed to renew his membership despite a previous lifetime ban over allegations of sexual abuse.

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