Henry A. Butova Gymnasium


Henry A. Butova Gymnasium is the home of the American International College basketball, volleyball and wrestling teams and provides an indoor training facility to AIC's outdoor teams.

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Kristen Hutchison

Head Coach


Kristen (Patterson) Hutchison, one of the finest student-athletes ever to compete for the Yellow Jackets, is entering her 10th season as the head women’s basketball coach at her alma mater.


Hutchison has led the Yellow Jackets to a record of 157-108 (.588) through her first nine seasons at the helm of the AIC women’s basketball program after being named the fifth head coach in program history on June 14, 2007.


Hutchison led the Yellow Jackets to one of it’s best seasons ever with a record of 26-6, the Yellow Jackets returned to the Northeast-10 Championship game for the second consecutive year and earned a berth in the NCAA Division II Tournament as the East Region’s No. 2 seed.




Divine Jackson

Assistant Coach


DIvine Jackson joined the American International College women’s basketball coaching staff in September 2017. This past summer, Jackson was named the head coach of the Women’s American Basketball Association (WABA) team the Long Island Storm.


Before his time with the Storm, Jackson spent two seasons at Molloy College. In his time with the Lions, the team has made back-to-back East Coast Conference tournament appearances, winning the Championship in 2016-17 and advancing to the NCAA East Regional Championship for the first time in program history.


Prior to Molloy, Jackson served as the video coordinator at SUNY Old Westbury during the 2014-15 season. Before being hired, Jackson spent the four seasons playing for head coach Bernard Tomlin and the SUNY Old Westbury Panthers. As four-year starter and three-year captain, he was known for his team-first, leadership-based attitude. Jackson played a significant role on the most decorated men’s basketball team in program history. His contribution to the Panthers led to a Skyline Conference Championship and multiple ECAC Tournament Appearances. Jackson was also a part of the school’s first ever NCAA Tournament Appearance. Jackson scored over 900 points and pulled down over 750 rebounds during his collegiate career, finishing with a 67-42 record.


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