“Before the lecture I honestly didn’t think that sports had much of a positive impact on academia.  But listening to Butch Fealy talk about what skills are actually developed made me seriously reconsider my former opinion and as a non-sport person. I want to join intramural sports”

Treva Moeckli

Liberal Arts


“Butch Fealy’s genuine approach demonstrates that he personally cares about people, earning him respect.  His presentation included a lot of detail, which I think will be helpful to me in the future.”

Pauric McLaughlin

Sport Administration


Building Leaders in Every Major Through Intramural Sport

Butch Fealy

Director of Intramural Sports

Marketing and Special Events

University of Idaho

About Butch:

Butch Fealy is currently the Director of Intramural Sports at the University of Idaho, where he has been instrumental in implementing a comprehensive Intramural Sports Program for students, faculty, and staff.  Since taking over as Director of Intramural Sports, students, faculty, and staff at the University of Idaho can now participate in a wide-variety of activities including but not limited to: co-ed floor hockey, billiards, swimming, 3 on3 basketball, badminton, wrestling, basketball, co-rec tennis, golf, co-rec softball, frisbee golf, kickball, dodge ball, and volleyball.   


In addition to his duties as Director of Intramurals, Butch directs special events and programs for students and the campus community and has direct involvement in the development of policies, services, and programs related to campus recreational activities.  Butch earned a bachelors degree in health and physical education from Saint Cloud State University (MN) and a master’s degree in sports and recreation management from the University of Idaho.  He frequently presents and attends the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) annual convention and served as the NIRSA state president in 2003-04. He is a certified Washington State High School official for basketball and football.


Butch is a proud husband and father of two active boys age 7 and 3.