Feb. 6- ATLANTA, Ga. – Bethany College women’s basketball guard senior Skylar Williams (Jefferson Hills, Pa./Thomas Jefferson), has recently been named by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association as a member of the 12th annual WBCA “So You Want To Be A Coach” program.
The program will take place on April 4-6, in conjunction with the WBCA National Convention in Nashville, Tenn. The objectives of the “So” program are to increase the understanding and application of skills necessary to secure coaching positions in women’s basketball, increase the understanding and awareness of competencies necessary for success in coaching, introduce female basketball players to coaches and administrators, raise awareness of the existing talent pool of female basketball players who have a passion and interest in coaching the game of women’s basketball.
Williams was selected as 1-of-50 women’s college basketball players in all divisions to be named to the program. She is having a fantastic senior season, leading the Bison in steals and ranking third in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference in assists per game (3.6). Her most recent accomplishment came in a win against Westminster, where she posted her first career double-double (12 points and 10 rebounds).
Head coach Rebecca Upton was excited upon hearing the news saying, “This is a great opportunity for Skylar to learn the nuances of becoming a coach and the whole staff is really proud of her.”
A physical education major, Skylar is the daughter of Dave and Tracy Williams.