Amy Williams

Head Women’s Basketball Coach
University of Nebraska

Experience

2016 – Present: Head Coach, University of Nebraska

2012 – 2016: Head Coach, University of South Dakota

2007 – 2012: Head Coach, Rogers State University

2005 – 2007: Top Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, University of Tulsa

2001 – 2005: Top Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, Oklahoma State University

2000 – 2001: Assistant Coach, University of Texas-San Antonio

1998 – 2000: Graduate Assistant Coach, University of Nebraska-Kearney

1994 – 1998: Player, University of Nebraska

Education

2002: University of Nebraska-Kearney, Masters, Sports Administration

1998: University of Nebraska, Bachelors, Biology and Mathematics

Personal

Hometown: Spearfish, SD

Family: Lloyd (Husband) & Kennadi, Bentli (Daughters)

Career Highlights

Career Division I Record
192-128 (.600)

Career Record
289-193 (.600)

20+ Win Seasons (7)
2021-22, 2017-18, 2015-16, 2014-15, 2011-12, 2010-11, 2009-10

Winning Seasons (12)
2021-22, 2020-21, 2019-20, 2017-18, 2015-16, 2014-15, 2013-14, 2012-13, 2011-12, 2010-11, 2009-10, 2008-09

Conference Coach of the Year (3)
2017-18 Big Ten & 2015-16, 2014-15 Summit League

Conference Regular Season Championships (2)
2015-16, 2014-15 Summit League

Conference Tournament Championships (1)
2013-14 Summit League

NCAA Tournament Berths (3)
2021-22, 2017-18, 2013-14

Other Post-Season Berths (4)
2020-21, 2015-16, 2014-15 WNIT & 2012-13 WBI

2017-18 Big Ten Conference Coach of the Year and finalist for Naismith National Coach of the Year

Over the last five seasons (2017 to 2022), has led Nebraska to an 89-62 (.589) overall record, 47 Big Ten Conference wins, two 21+ win seasons, and two NCAA Tournament berths

In 2021-22, led Nebraska to the most single-season wins (24) in eight seasons and second-most Big Ten wins (t-11) in program history, as well as an NCAA Tournament berth

In 2017-18, led Nebraska to the nation’s best single-season turnaround (+14 wins), as well as the program’s most single-season (t-21) wins in four seasons, second-most Big Ten wins (11) in program history, and first NCAA Tournament berth in three seasons

Signed three recruiting classes to Nebraska that ranked in the top 25 nationally (23rd for 2021, 20th for 2018, 20th for 2017)

In 2021-22, Nebraska’s scoring offense finished ranked 10th nationally

Led South Dakota to the 2015-16 WNIT Championship

From 2012 to 2016, led South Dakota to a 96-44 (.686) overall and 45-17 (.726) Summit League record, two 26+ win seasons, two Summit League Regular Season Championships, one Summit League Tournament Championship, and four post-season berths (one NCAA Tournament)

As a Division I Head Coach, has recruited and coached 28 all-conference team selections, as well as one Player of the Year and one Freshman of the Year

From 2007 to 2012, led Rogers State to a 97-65 (.599) overall record, three 21+ win seasons, and two NAIA Tournament berths (one Elite 8)

As a student-athlete, helped lead Nebraska to two NCAA Tournament berths

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