Buzz Williams - Biography
Last Modified: Jul 29, 2020
|Best Known For:||Texas A&M, Virginia Tech|
|Net Worth:||$6 million|
|Born on :||September 1, 1972 (age 48)|
|Birth Name /
|Brent Langdon Williams|
|Birth Place:||Greenville, Texas, USA|
|University:||Oklahoma City University, Texas A&M University|
|Married Date:||June 10, 2000|
|Wife's Name:||Corey Norman|
Calvin Williams (son)
|Height:||1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)|
|Weight:||82 kg (180.78 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
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Who is Buzz Williams?
Buzz Williams is a basketball coach by profession and American by nationality. He is currently the head coach at Texas A&M University.
Buzz Williams: Age, Parents, Siblings
Buzz Williams’ birth took place on September 1, 1972, in Greenville, Texas, USA. He was born as Brent Langdon Williams. His mother, who worked as a teacher and his father, an engineer divorced when he was a child.
Growing up, he lived with his mother in Celina, Texas and later moved in with his father in Van Alstyne, Texas. He played high school basketball but was not much good at it. So, instead, he learned from the school’s football coaches. He has not shared anything about his siblings.
Source: Instagram (Buzz Williams with his father- pictured Sept 2018)
He went on to study at Oklahoma City University and graduated from the same in 1994 with a bachelor's degree in kinesiology. He also attended Texas A&M University–Kingsville to earn and master’s degree in kinesiology, graduating in 2000.
His ethnicity is not known.
Buzz Williams: Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
On June 10, 2000, Buzz Williams married his longtime girlfriend Corey Norman. The couple has welcomed four children together- two sons Calvin Williams and Mason Williams and two daughters Addyson Williams and Zera Williams.
Buzz Williams: Career
Buzz Williams started his career as a football coach in 1994. He was employed at Texas–Arlington as an assistant coach, the position he held until 1998. From 1998 to 1999, he worked as an assistant coach at the Texas A&M–Kingsville.
This was followed by assistantship in Northwestern State (1999-2000), Colorado State (2000-2004), Texas A&M (2004-2006), New Orleans (2006-2007).
In 2007, Buzz Williams was named the assistant coach for the Marquette Golden Eagles for a year. In 2008, he was promoted to the head coach in 2008 and worked in the same post until 2014. In 2014, he joined Virginia Tech men’s basketball team, working there until March 2019.
On April 3, 2019, it was announced that Buzz Williams would be leaving Virginia Tech to work as the head coach for Texas A&M.
Buzz Williams: Net Worth, Salary
Buzz Williams’ net worth is estimated to be $6 Million while his salary is estimated to be $3 Million.
Buzz Williams: Social Media
As for social media, he is present on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook including his official website - coachbuzzwilliams.com.
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