Corey Williams

Corey Williams (born April 24, 1970)

Current position: Assistant men’s basketball coach
Current team: Auburn Tigers (Head coach: Bruce Pearl)
Current conference: Southeastern Conference (SEC)
Teams coached: Stetson Hatters, Texas Tech Red Raiders
Stetson record: 58-133 (.304)
Texas Tech record: 0-1 (.000)
Overall record: 58-134 (.302)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:   0   
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:   0   
  • NIT Championships:   0   
  • NIT Appearances:   0   

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2023-present Auburn (asst)
2023 Texas Tech (interim HC)
2021-2023 Texas Tech (asst)
2019-2021 Arkansas (asst)
2013-2019 Stetson
2007-2013 Florida State (asst)
2000-2007 Oral Roberts (asst)
1994 Oklahoma State (student asst)

Corey Williams Facts

  • Corey Williams
  • Born April 24, 1970
  • Hometown: Macon, Georgia
  • Alma Mater: Oklahoma State University (BA, 2002)
  • Played point guard at Oklahoma State for four seasons, two each under head coaches Leonard Hamilton and Eddie Sutton
    • Drafted in the 2nd round (33rd overall) of the 1992 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls; played one season with the team and part of the 1993 NBA championship team
    • Briefly worked as a student assistant at Oklahoma State under Sutton in 1994
    • Played professionally for the next two years in the States (NBA and CBA) and then finished his playing career in Taiwan with the Dacin Tigers
  • Started coaching in 2000 as an assistant at Oral Roberts under Eddie‘s son, Scott Sutton, a job he would have for seven seasons
  • Reunited with Hamilton in 2007, working on the Florida State head coach’s staff as an assistant for six seasons
  • Hired in June 2013 to be the new head coach of the Stetson Hatters
  • In April 2019, Williams joined new head coach Eric Musselman‘s staff at Arkansas as an assistant
  • Joined new head coach Mark Adams‘ staff at Texas Tech as an assistant coach in April 2021
    • In March 2023, Adams was suspended and Williams was named interim head coach for the Big 12 Tournament (Tech went 0-1)
  • Returned to the SEC in April 2023, joining Bruce Pearl‘s staff at Auburn as an assistant coach

Corey Williams Coaching Tree

  • Bert Capel (Evangel)
  • Kevin Dux (Washington St. Louis)
  • Sean Woods (Southern)