Coach Stephanie Williams began her duties as head women's basketball coach at Kilgore College on May 1, 2022. She previously served as head women's basketball coach at Bossier Parish Community College for the 2021-22 season.
Prior to BPCC, she coached at North Caddo High School where she spent two seasons as the Titans’ head girls’ basketball coach. Prior to North Caddo, Williams was the head coach at The Brook Hill School in Bullard, Texas, from 2017-19.
The 34-year-old Williams began her coaching career in 2009-10 as a student assistant at East Texas Baptist University under head coach Lane Loyd. In 2012, Williams was elevated to a full-time assistant coach at ETBU under coach Dustin Howard. In 2012-13, Williams was a member of the Lady Tigers’ staff that was named the Coaching Staff of the Year in the American Southwest Conference.
After two seasons, she accepted an assistant coaching position at Texas A&M Commerce. From 2014-17, she coached summer league basketball teams in East Texas.
A Katy, Texas, native, Williams played high school basketball at Faith West Academy where she was an All-State selection during her junior and senior seasons. Williams continued her playing career at ETBU, and in four seasons, she played in 69 games for the Lady Tigers. She was part of ETBU’s 2006-07 ASC East Division Championship team that went undefeated in divisional play.
Williams earned a bachelor's degree in secondary education from ETBU in 2012 and a master's of education in sports leadership from ETBU in 2014. Williams and her husband, John III, have three children: John IV, Jordan and Skylar.