Aaron Butcher is in his 2nd year as the head men’s basketball coach at Northern Oklahoma College Enid. Butcher comes to Enid from Ancilla College in Donaldson, IN. While at Ancilla, Butcher re-wrote the record books while building a program that spent time ranked #1 in the country. Butcher had the most career conference wins in program history, most single season wins (29), most career wins (113), and owns the highest career win percentage (.634) amongst any coach to ever lead the Chargers.
In addition to all of the success on the floor, the program also achieved great success in the classroom and found success in sending their players to the four-year level after their time at Ancilla. During Butchers time at Ancilla, the team set program records for team GPA and had 27 players named to an all-conference team, and have had over 25 players move on to compete at four year colleges and universities, including two players who accepted full NCAA D1 scholarship offers after playing for the Chargers.
Prior to Ancilla College, Butcher had a successful three-year stint as an assistant coach at Indiana Wesleyan University. While at Indiana Wesleyan, Butcher was part of a Wildcat program that went 79-26 and participated in the NAIA division II national tournament three times, advancing to the elite 8 twice. The Wildcats also won three Mid-Central College Conference Championships during his time there.
Prior to his time at Indiana Wesleyan, Butcher quickly worked his way up the coaching ladder at the high school level, holding various positions at Manchester, Southwood, and Northfield High Schools, including time as a varsity head coach.
In addition to the coaching positions mentioned above, Coach Butcher has worked various summer basketball camps around the country, and has assisted some of the top AAU programs in the state of Indiana.
Butcher received a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana Wesleyan University and a Master of Arts degree from Ball State University.
Coach Butcher is married to Alison Butcher, and they have a 12-year-old daughter, Kalli.