Coach Dorothea Epps has been coaching Butler girls basketball since 1994 and has been the Head Coach since 2003. Her goal each year is to guide Butler into the WPIAL and PIAA playoffs. Her team has qualified for the playoffs 7 of the 8 years she has been the Head Coach including 3 consectutive section championships from 2008 thru 2010. She was named the 2007-08 Butler County Coach of the Year. Her teams are noted for hard work, dedication, intense defense and togetherness.
Coach Epps has been a resident of Butler for many years. She is married to Paul Epps and they have two children, Aaron and Krystal. Both children were standout basketball and track athletes during their tenure at Butler High School. Paul and Aaron remain active in Butler High girls basketball, Paul with the 9th grade team and Aaron as #1 assistant to his mother.