Our Coaching Staff
Harker's coaches are highly experienced, with resumes that include professional playing and coaching both internationally and closer to home.
Butch Keller - Basketball
Samuel "Butch" Keller joined Harker in 2007 as upper school head. Previously the girls varsity basketball coach, Mr. Keller now coaches varsity boys basketball, to which he brings more than 25 years of experience and a winning record of more than 500 games.
During his career, he has served as headmaster, head of upper school, academic dean, director of admissions, dean of students, financial aid coordinator, teacher, director of student life, coach and athletic director at both day and boarding schools.
An athlete in high school and college, Mr. Keller played basketball, baseball and ran track.
Mr. Keller enjoys spending time with his wife and five children, reading and traveling. He was born in Virginia, grew up in North Carolina and spent high school summers playing "cowboy" in Arkansas.
Our professional athletic trainer coordinates the health care our athletes receive, whether it's preventative care or treating and rehabilitating injuries in our on-site training room.Learn More About Our Sports Medicine Program
Strength & Conditioning
We have a commitment to developing our athletes in a safe and collaborative manner. Our full-time strength and conditioning coordinator works with athletes both off- and in-season to ensure they reach their highest athletic potentials.Learn More About Our Strength & Conditioning