Dean of Academic Affairs
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Dr. Stephen Butler is the Dean of Academic Affairs at the United States Sports Academy. He holds a doctoral degree in Administration of Curriculum and Instruction from Auburn University; a master’s degree in Educational Administration from Chapman University; and a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from Florida Atlantic University. He has over 25 years of experience in higher education where he has developed curriculum, taught at both the graduate and undergraduate level, and served as an administrator.
Butler served nearly 24 years in the United States Air Force as a B-52 navigator and military educator. His final Air Force assignment was as the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, the world’s largest foreign language school. He has played and coached team sports at all levels since the age of six. He is also an avid runner who has competed in 30 marathons, including Boston twice. He served on the Board of Directors of the Big Sur International Marathon for 16 years.