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CHARONE WILLIAMS | ASSISTANT COACH, SPRINTS, HURDLES & RELAYS

Charone Williams enters his fourth year as Assistant Coach for the Bulls. He oversees coaching and recruitment of the sprints, hurdles, and relays.  

In his first season with the Bulls, his student-athletes excel to the Mid-American Conference in the sprints. He guided Josh Gali to 4 individual MAC Titles, and saw both the 4x100m and 4x400m relays claim the MAC Title. Under his coaching, hurdler Mitch Moore won two straight 400IH MAC Titles advancing to the NCAA East Prelim both years. In 2019, he coached Anthony Clark to the silver medal at the MAC Championships in the 60HH, and personal best marks that ranked in the top 5 all-time at UB in the 60HH and 110HH.

Prior to Buffalo, Williams served as the Assistant Coach for sprints, hurdles, and jumps at Coastal Carolina University from 2014-2016. During his time there, Williams mentored Olympic-caliber athletes in hurdles and sprints for both the men and women; while also assisting in recruiting efforts, from 2013-2014, Williams served as the Volunteer Assistant Coach for women's sprints, hurdles, and jumps at Georgia Southern University. While there, he assisted in the development of training programs for performance enhancement; while also assisting in recruiting. Williams was also an assistant coach at University of North Florida (2011-2013), Flagler Palm Coach High School (2006-2011), and PK Young Developmental School (2004-2006).

Williams is USATF Level I Certified and Certified in Athletic Coaching for K-12.

Williams was a student-athlete at Auburn University for three years. He competed in 400 Hurdles, 400m indoors, 4x400 indoors and outdoors, and 4x100 outdoors. He was a part of the 2003 NCAA Runner-Up Team.

Williams received a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from the University of Central Florida in 2010. He is originally from Jacksonville, Florida.