Paul Anthony Williams basketball coach and trainer STACK AAU Basketball

Coach Williams

Owner / Basketball Coach / Trainer

Played Professional Basketball Overseas for 10 Years

Coaching Certifications:

“Motivation will have you finishing the 1st mile. Discipline will have you running a marathon”

About Me

Paul Williams an accomplished professional basketball player with 9+ years of experience. He prides himself on being a tough athlete with great instincts and solid knowledge of the game.

In addition to his professional basketball career, Paul has been a coach and mentor to many athletes over the years and prides himself on his ability to relate to young and upcoming athletes to instill the importance of not just technical ability and skills but also positive team dynamics, sportsmanship and integrity.

Paul’s love for basketball started when he played for St. Patrick’s High school in Elizabeth, NJ – where NBA star, Kyrie Irving, also attended.  Both were under Coach Kevin Boyle, now at Mountverde Academy , winner of three National High school Championships.  During this time, Paul had the opportunity to play with Carmelo Anthony, Lebron James, Randy Foye, and Lue Deng.  

While a St. Patrick’s Paul was 1st team All State; Union County Player of the Year and the Star Ledger named him “Best Big Man in the state of NJ” in 2002.

Paul established himself as a reliable, consistent frontline player in the Atlantic 10 Conference during his tenure at St. Bonaventure University where he graduated in 2007.

His professional career started in 2008 in Spain, the second best league in the world, second to the NBA.  In Spain, Paul was awarded Def. Player of the Year, Spain All-Imports Team,  All-Defensive Team, Second Team All-Spain, and Spain LEB Bronze League Champion.

In 2010 throughout 2012 Paul played in the British League where his accolades continued including British League Center of the Year, First Team All-British League, British League All-Defensive Team, British League All-Imports Team, BBL Finalist, BBL Cup Finalist, BBL Trophy Finalist, All British League Honorable Mention and BBL champion.

Paul then had the opportunity to play in the BJ League in Japan 2013-2015 where he was Player of the Month and made it to the Playoffs Conf. Semifinals.  His final professional career was in the ASEAN league where his team the Saigon Heat made it to the Playoff Semifinals.

Paul is excited to be part of STACK Sports Training Center where, despite his 6’10 stature has incredible diversity in his basketball training techniques and basketball IQ he intends to use to transform the aspiring athletes of today into the basketball stars of tomorrow.