Willie Hayes (basketball)

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Willie Hayes
Sport(s) Basketball
Biographical details
Born (1967-07-12) July 12, 1967 (age 50)
Bessemer, Alabama
Playing career
1985–1989 Alabama A&M
Position(s) Guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1995–2011 Alabama A&M (asst.)
2011–2017 Alabama A&M
Head coaching record
Overall 54–121 (.309)

Willie Hayes (born July 12, 1967) is the former college basketball head coach for Alabama A&M University. He signed in 2011 and the contract will go through the 2015 season. He resigned after the 2016–17 season in which the Bulldogs went 2–27.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Alabama A&M Bulldogs (SWAC) (2011–2017)
2011–12 Alabama A&M 7–21 5–13 T–8th
2012–13 Alabama A&M 11–20 6–12 8th
2013–14 Alabama A&M 14–16 10–8 5th
2014–15 Alabama A&M 9–20 8–10 7th
2015–16 Alabama A&M 11–18 6–12 T–7th
2016–17 Alabama A&M 2–27 2–16 10th
Alabama A&M: 54–121 (.309) 37–71 (.343)
Total: 54–121 (.309)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

College basketball[edit]

Hayes played point guard for AAMU. He broke many school records and is considered to be one of the best to ever play for AAMU. He broke his school record for career assists (669) in 1997 and has also achieved honors such as SIAC Player of the Year in 1989, AAMU Male Athlete of the Year, and Mayor's Cup Classic MVP.[1]


  1. ^ "Willie Hayes, AAMU Men's Basketball Coach Signs, Contract Through 2015". AAMU Men's Basketball. Retrieved 2013-06-04.