Brian Williams enters his first season with the Battling Bishop football program and will serve as Defensive Coordinator and Defensive Backs Coach.
Williams comes to Wesleyan from the University of Pikeville (KY) where he was the Associate Head Coach, Defensive Coordinator, and Recruiting Coordinator since 2013. Before that he was the DC at Texas A&M-Commerce University from 2009-13. He was also the Asst. HC and Linebacker Coach at Alabama St. from 2005-09 and the DC at Kentucky St. University in 2004-05.
Williams was a DB Coach and Special Teams Coord. at Morehead St. (KY) in 2003-04 and the Associate HC and DB Coach at Akron Univ. in 2001-02 as well. Before those, he was the Linebackers Coach at Ohio State (2000), Univ. of Cincinnati (1996), Fresno St. (1993-96) and Univ. of Pittsburgh (1992) while also serving as the Defensive Ends Coach and Special Teams Coord. at Pittsburgh from 1996-2000. Williams got his start in coaching at the Univ. of Pacific in California where he served as the Special Teams Coord. and LB Coach from 1988-1992.
He has coached or played in five bowl games, two as a player at Kentucky and three others as a coach while winning 4 Division/Conference Championships as a coach as well.
Williams is a member of the American Football Coaches Assoc. and graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1986 with a B.S. in Accounting.