Coach Babin was named Head Women’s Swim and Dive Coach and Director of Aquatics on March 11, 2011 and Head Men's Swim and Dive Coach on Januray 14, 2013. He was the interim Head Coach at Husson for the 2007-2008 and 2010-2011 seasons and was the assistant coach from 2008-2010. He also has taken over a small team at Husson University with a great opportunity to build its program into a contender in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC). Butch had many New England qualifiers on this year’s team. He also had a two time individual winner at the GNAC championships this year. Butch looks forward to the growth of the Husson University swim team in the years to come.
He has over 30 years of experience in competitive swimming. He has coached age group and college level swimmers and has always been inspired and dedicated to helping swimmers of all abilities. Butch coached at the Bangor Y in the mid 1990’s and took over the Hurricane Swim Club in 2005 taking a small team of 18 swimmers to today’s team of 80. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors for Maine Swimming, Inc. holding the title of Senior Vice-Chair. Butch was named Head Coach of the Maine Zone Team in 2010 and 2011 and led them to their highest point total in the last 6 years. Butch was also named Coach of the Year in 2010 by Maine Swimming, Inc.
Butch lives in Bangor, Maine.