Greg Williams (basketball)

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Greg Williams has coached college and professional women's basketball teams.

He coached both incarnations of the Dallas Diamonds. In the 1980-81 season, the team went 27-9 and he was named WBL Coach of the Year. After coaching at Southern Methodist University, he was named head coach of the WABA Dallas Diamonds. With his leadership, the team posted a 19-2 record. The team was the league champion and Williams was named WABA Coach of the Year.[1]

He is a 1970 graduate of Rice University and, as of 2008, was in his third coaching season for the team. He lettered in basketball for three years while playing for the Owls and was named all-Southwest Conference as well as league Co-MVP in 1969. He earned his degree in physical education and was immediately hired as assistant coach of the men's team. Under the leadership of Don Knodel, Williams helped the Owls win the 1970 SWC championship.

Williams' career record as a university coach is 238 wins, 167 losses -- a .588 winning percentage over the course of 14 seasons.