Butler Aviators Football

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John Puckett

Head Coach

Head Coach John Puckett is in his first season at the helm of the Aviators' football team.  He has coached high school football in Michigan, Indiana, South Carolina, and Ohio in a career that has spanned nearly 20 years.  

Coach Puckett comes to Butler from Centerville, where he spent seven years with the Elks, serving as Defensive Coordinator for the last four years.

Puckett is a 1995 graduate of Chaminade-Julienne High School where he earned seven varsity letters in football and baseball.  He is a member of the Chaminade-Julienne Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2006. After high school, he signed a football scholarship to play for Saginaw Valley State University where he was a four-year lettermen and three-year starter.  He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Urbana University in Criminal Justice Leadership, and a Master’s degree from Antioch University Mid-West in Education.