Mat Williamson

Mat Williamson

Mat Williamson is entering his third season at Newberry.

Prior to Newberry, Williamson served as assistant coach at Gordon State College in Barnesville, Ga.  Gordon, which started their basketball program in 2008, won the 2012 Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association (GCAA) Region 17 Championship, the 2012 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) District 13 Championship and reached the 2012 NJCAA National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kan. At Gordon, Williamson served as recruiting coordinator for the Highlanders while also handling community relations, social media, practice preparations and various day-to-day activities.

While at Gordon, Williamson coached two time conference leading scorer Malcolm Jackson (2009-11), GCAA Tournament MVP Ryan Fleming and NJCAA All-American and GCAA Freshman of the Year Jarvis Williams (2012). Williams is now starting  at Murray State.