Head Women's Basketball Coach
Campus Phone: Ext. 5329
Campus Mail: P.O.
Office: Rankin 104
Campus or Site Location: Greeneville
Katrina Williams was named Tusculum College’s women’s basketball coach on June 5, 2012.
Williams brings seven years collegiate coaching experience with her, including three seasons as a head coach.
Williams spent the last two years at NCAA Division I Radford University, including last season where she served as an assistant coach for the Highlanders. RU posted a 16-15 record, finished fifth in the Big South Conference and made a late postseason run to the Big South Tournament semifinal. In her first year at the Radford, Va. School, Williams served in the position of Director of Basketball Operations.
Prior to Radford, she served three seasons as the head coach at Averett University, where she elevated the Cougar program to new heights, including a school-record 17-9 overall mark in 2009-10, which topped the previous school standard set the year before. In addition to their overall record, the Cougars set a new program record for conference wins in each of Williams’ three years at the helm.
While at the Danville, Va. school, Williams mentored three All-Conference players as well as four Academic All-Conference honorees.
Along with her head coaching duties at Averett, Williams served as the athletic department’s Senior Women’s Administrator.
Before accepting the position at Averett, Williams was an assistant coach at Ferrum College. While on the Panthers’ staff, she helped head coach Bryan Harvey lead the team to a school-best 21-7 record in 2006-07. Additionally, she played a major role in the recruiting process that landed 11 freshmen on the Ferrum campus, including the 2007 USA South Conference Rookie of the Year.
A 2004 graduate of Roanoke College, Williams earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology. The Roanoke, Va. native was a three-year starter on the Maroons basketball team after playing one season at Virginia Tech. A three-time Old Dominion Athletic Conference all-league selection, including first-team selections in 2002 and 2003, Williams was named ODAC Player of the Year in 2003, while earning honorable mention All-America honors.