George Williams, USTFCCCA Class of 2005
George Williams has built nothing short of a dynasty at Saint Augustine’s College. Since he began coaching in 1976, his program has been the winner of an astounding 30 National Team Championships and 125 CIAA Conference Team Championships, and he has received some 90 Coach of the Year honors. Additionally, Williams has maintained a 95% graduation rate for scholarship athletes.
Williams was the head coach of the 2004 Olympic Team in Athens, and in 1996, he served as an assistant coach for the U.S. Olympic Team. He currently serves as both the head cross country and track & field coach and as the athletic director at Saint Augustine’s College.
He has been inducted into the CIAA, North Carolina, and Florida Sports Halls of Fame. In November 2003, he arranged for Saint Augustine’s College to become the first historically black college to host the NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships.