It's a job that can be obscure at best, or thankless at worst.
Mike Butler understands that.
"It's the kind of job that nobody realizes what you do until something goes wrong," said VCHS's longtime girls basketball coach of being an athletic director.
Butler speaks from experience, as he was the AD at Hardin Calhoun High School in western Illinois for four years prior to coming to Vandalia 22 years ago.
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