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Meet Josh Butler: Ninja Warrior Program Director


Get to know: Josh Butler, New Ninja Warrior Program Director

Hi Ninja Families! My name is Josh Butler, and I am the new Ninja Warrior Program Director at Let it Shine Gymnastics. I am originally from Mississippi, I moved to Tennessee in 2011 and have been living in Nashville ever since. I love living life with my wife; we are a foster and adoptive family, and we have 4 wonderful and fun kids.


I enjoy being active and being competitive in sports. I have been involved in sports my whole life; including playing soccer in college, and road cycling, mountain cycling, and cyclocross. In 2016, I won the Rock-n-Roll Marathon, which is an achievement I am proud of.

Faith is an important part of my life. I am a member at Rolling Hills - at the Belmont Heights Campus. I am so thankful that I have found a place at LIS where I can share God’s love with all these talented children and teach them awesome ninja skills.

God blessed me with my ninja skills since childhood, but recently, I have started honing in and working on developing them. I have been able to use my skills in competitions like obstacle races and on American Ninja Warrior - Season 9!

I am so excited to be a part of this Let it Shine Family and mentor your kids to be amazing Ninjas!

Coach Josh Butler LIS Ninja Warrior Director