Jerome Riase was named as assistant coach at Butler during the
summer of 2012. He has responsibility for the Bulldogs’
defensive line, and he serves as assistant recruiting
coordinator. Riase, who boasts eight years of football
coaching experience, came to Butler after spending four seasons on
the football staff at Ashland (Ohio) University. He served as
defensive line coach at Ashland, where he helped develop 10
All-Conference linemen including one Division II
All-American. He also had football coaching stints at
Savannah State (2006-07) and Central State (2005-06) and at
Talawanda High School in Ohio (2004-05). Riase earned a
Bachelor’s Degree from Miami (Ohio) University in 2004.
Primary Recruiting Area: Central Illinois (Peoria, Springfield, Champaign, Danville, Rockford)
Outreach Recruiting Area: North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C.