Prior to joining the staff at Coastal, Williams served as assistant track and field coach at the University of North Florida for two years, where he was in charge of the women's short sprints, jumps and multi events, along men's and women's hurdles. He also assisted with development in the pole vault and served as the program's academic liason. While at UNF, Williams coached athletes to seven school records, two conference championships and one NCAA meet.
In September of 2013, Williams joined the track and field staff at Georgia Southern University as a volunteer assistant. He was in charge of men's and women's jumps while assisting with sprints and hurdles, in addition to contributing to the program's recruiting efforts.
Prior to going to North Florida, Williams worked as an assistant coach at the high school level for seven years at two different schools in Florida.
Williams had a three-year career as a member of the men's team at Auburn University. He specialized in the 400-meter hurdles, while also running the 400 meters in indoor, 4x400 relay in indoor and outdoor and the 4x100 in outdoor. In 2003, he was a member of the Tigers' NCAA runner-up team.
Williams received a Bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Central Florida in 2010.