B.S., University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Entering his first season as the Monarch's cornerbacks coach, Derrick Williams comes to Methodist from one of NCAA Division III’s powerhouses, Mary Hardin Baylor (Belton, Tex.). In his sixth season as a college coach, his previous teams have won six straight conference championships, and two back to back appearances in the NCAA Division III National Semifinal game, losing to the eventual national champion each year. In his last year as the safeties coach at UMHB, the secondary finished first in NCAA Division III in total takeaways and also led the nation in Interceptions. Williams helped guide All-Region player Cody Jones and All-American Brodrick Crain to strong finishes their senior years.
Williams finished his coaching career at UMHB with an overall record of 60-6 and American Southwest Conference record of 36-1.
Williams has also served as the safeties coach for the USA IFAF National Games in Austria in the summer of 2011. He helped Team USA bring back the Gold Medal with a win over our rivals from the north in Canada. This past summer Williams was also named the Defensive Coordinator for Team USA White Development Games held in College Station, Tex.
Born Apr. 29, 1987, Williams is a 2008 graduate of UMHB with a bachelor's degree in professional studies with a concentration in sports administration. He was a three starter playing all four years at UMHB, where he gained All-American honors his junior and senior year and All Conference honors his sophomore – senior years at the free safety spot. He also was a part of four straight ASC championships (2005-08) and two back to back National Semifinals appearances (2007-08).
Williams resides in Fayetteville.