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Coach Williams is currently the Assistant Girls Varsity Coach at Denton High School. He is a graduate of New Iberia High School in New Iberia, Louisiana, where he was a three-year letterman in basketball. Coach Williams started his playing career at Odessa Junior College, after one year he transferred to the University of North Texas. At North Texas he helped the Mean Green to their first and only NCAA Tournament appearance; which ended in a loss to the legendary Dean Smith of North Carolina. Coach Williams was s three-year letterman at UNT and his senior year was a 2nd Team All-Conference. Coach Williams graduated from UNT in 1994.
He started coaching young people long before he came to the Denton ISD. It was with DEON HUNTER and HOOP HUNTER BASKETBALL that he got his start with coaching kids. Coach Williams has been working with DEON HUNTER for over 21 years now. This is where Coach Williams learned HHB’s philosophy of “BUILDING BELIEVERS”. Before Coach Williams began his career with Denton High School, he was a Girls Athletic Coach for five years at Calhoun. Coach Williams and his wife, Audra, have one son – Wendell, Jr.
What deon says...
He’s a real funny, happy go lucky guy with a laid back personality who knows how to teach the game of basketball to young players. He’s not for everyone because he doesn’t yell nor does he scream when he teaches. He knows how to get the job done. Although he’s capable of teaching a more experienced player, I believe that he works better with players who are new to the game and who are in need of more special attention. If you’re not in a hurry to learn the game, Dennis is a very patient person and he doesn’t mind taking the necessary time to help you fully understand the gifts that God has bestowed upon you. “Try him, you might like him.”