Banned volleyball coach Rick Butler has asked an Illinois federal judge to reject class action certification in a civil lawsuit brought…
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.
After it was thought to be over being expelled from every major volleyball organization in the country, Rick Butler has another lawsuit against him.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Over 30 years ago, Sarah Powers-Barnhard was an up and coming volleyball player in Chicago, playing for Sports Performance Volleyball…
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.