Willie J. Slater

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Willie J. Slater
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Tuskegee
Conference SIAC
Record 82–21
Biographical details
Born Coffeeville, Alabama
Playing career
1974–1977 Livingston
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Livingston (GA)
Jess Lanier HS (AL)
T. R. Miller HS (AL)
Troy State (OC/RB/QB)
Livingston (OC)
North Alabama (OC)
Jacksonville State (OC)
Temple (OC/WR)
Head coaching record
Overall 82–21
Bowls 3–1
Tournaments 0–2 (NCAA D-II playoffs)
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
1 Black college national (2007)
6 SIAC (2006–2009, 2012, 2014)
3 SIAC West Division (2012–2014)
5x NCAA Div II Assistant Coach of the Year

Willie James Slater is an American football coach and former player. He is the current head football at Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama, a position he has held that position since the 2006 season.[1] In 2007, his undefeated squad was won a black college football national championship.[2] His teams won the Pioneer Bowl in 2006 and 2007.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs BASN/HBCU#
Tuskegee Golden Tigers (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (2006–present)
2006 Tuskegee 10–2 6–2 1st W Pioneer
2007 Tuskegee 12–0 7–0 1st W Pioneer 1
2008 Tuskegee 10–1 1st
2009 Tuskegee 10–2 8–1 1st W Pioneer
2010 Tuskegee 9–2 7–2 T–2nd
2011 Tuskegee 4–6 4–2 3rd (West)
2012 Tuskegee 10–2 7–0 T–1st (West) L Pioneer
2013 Tuskegee 8–3 6–1 T–1st (West) L NCAA Division II First Round
2014 Tuskegee 9–3 7–0 1st (West) L NCAA Division II First Round
Tuskegee: 82–21
Total: 82–21
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
#Rankings from final BASN/HBCU poll.


  1. ^ Black Sports the Magazine, Tuskegee Chooses Slater as New Football Coach
  2. ^ BlackAthlete.Net, Tuskegee Declared HBCU National Champions, Dec 19, 2007

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