Williams comes to Hampden-Sydney after spending one season as an assistant coach at Millsaps College in Jackson, MS. At Millsaps, he was the recruiting and video coordinator. He oversaw player development, travel, and also assisted in recruiting and preparing scouting reports.
"We are thrilled to add Matt to our basketball staff and the H-SC community," stated Head Coach Dee Vick. "He comes highly recommended from Bob McKillop of Davidson, who is one of the best coaches in the business. Matt has Division I playing experience and Division III coaching experience from Millsaps College. Matt will work closely with our guards and be involved in every aspect our program including scouting, recruiting and on-the-floor coaching."
A 2016 graduate of Davidson College with a degree in Psychology, Coach Williams was a two-year member of the basketball team for the 2015 and 2016 seasons. The Wildcats won the Atlantic 10 regular season championship in 2015, won 20+ games both seasons, and also participated in the NCAA and NIT Tournaments. He has served as a camp counselor for four summers under Bob McKillop at the Davidson Basketball Camp. Prior to joining the basketball team, he played one year on the football team and shifted to a student assistant after a career-ending injury as a freshman.