BULLDOG CAMP STAFF
Butler Volleyball Camp staff is made up of current and past Butler University Volleyball Players, other collegiate volleyball players and highly qualified and respected university, high school, youth, and club coaches.
Sofia Sanchez | Assistant Coach
After spending her first year on campus as the director of operations for the Butler volleyball team, Sofia Sanchez has now been named assistant coach for head coach Sharon Clark for the upcoming 2015 season.
Sanchez joined the Bulldogs at the start of the 2014 season after spending the 2013 season as a graduate assistant coach at UW-Whitewater.
"Sofia is exactly the type of person we were looking for in order to help us continue the success of the volleyball program," Clark explained. "She was an impressive player while in college and was also quite impressive moving on as a professional in the coaching ranks. Sofia will be a huge asset to the players and to the coaching staff. We are very excited to have her as a Bulldog!"
A four-year player at UW-Whitewater, Sanchez was an outside hitter on the team before continuing her career with the Warhawks as a graduate assistant coach beginning at the start of the 2012 season.
She was a two-time First Team All-WIAC selection and AVCA Honorable Mention All-American pick in 2011. Sanchez finished her career ranked ninth in school history with 1,251 career kills and was third at UW-Whitewater with a career attack percentage of .355.
Sanchez recorded a double figure kill total in 69 matches, marking the fifth highest total in program history. She led UW-Whitewater to a WIAC regular season title and to a WIAC Tournament Championship in 2011 earning the team's 20th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Division III Championship.
Eddie Pennington | Assistant Coach
Eddie Pennington was hired at Butler as an assistant coach for the women's volleyball program on June 1, 2017. Pennington comes to Butler after coachign two years as the University of Illinois Springfield where he primarily aided with defense and serve receive.
Before coaching, Pennington graduated from Belmont Abbey College in May of 2015. While at Belmont Abbey, he was a two-year captain for the men's volleyball program and a student assistant for the women's program. He also served as head coach for Lake Norman Volleyball Club and assistant coach for the varsity women's program at South Point High School in Belmont, N.C.
Prior to his collegiate playing career, Pennington coached a U15 team at the Colorado Volleyball Association. While at the CVA, his team earned a bronze medal at the Colorado Crossroads National Qualifier and placed 13th at Junior Nationals. Pennington was also an assistnat varsity coach for the men's and women's volleyball program at Bishop Machebeuf High School in Denver, Colo., helping the men's team to a 24-2 record and a state championship in 2010.
Sean Keeve | Assistant Coach
Sean Keeve joined the Butler women's volleyball staff as a volunteer assistant coach for the 2017-2018 season. Before joining Butler, Keeve spent two season at Saint Joseph's College as an assistant coach where he primarily led the defense and serve receive but aided in all aspects of the team.
Prior to collegiate coaching, Keeve spent time at the Performance Point Volleyball club in Lafayette, Indiana where he enjoyed success as a head coach at every age group ranging from the top 13's to 18's. He also coached at Frontier Jr./Sr. High School for two seasons in Chalmers, Indiana.
Keeve graduated from Purdue University in May of 2015 with a degree in Accounting and Management. While at Purdue, he played for the men's club team as an outside hitter.
These camps are independently owned and operated. It is in no way affiliated with Butler University.
Butler Volleyball Camps are open to any and all applicants.