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After 33 seasons, UNC men’s basketball coach Roy Williams announced his retirement as a head coach in the NCAA.
Did Roy Williams coach Michael Jordan?
No, Williams was an assistant coach at the North Carolina team when Jordan was fast rising as a high school basketball player in Wilmington in the early 1980s.
Jordan would later head to North Carolina and play for Dean Smith, with Williams as an Assistant coach, winning the national championship in 1982.
Why did Roy Williams retire? Roy Williams, Funny Retirement Memes, funny basketball memes, funny Good Friday memes funny Easter memes
The signs of Williams’ retirement has always been on the cards.
The successful coach revealed that his wife wanted him to quit the game in 2009, then she reinterated that “really” wanted him to quit in 2017.
Four years later in 2021, the Roy Williams announced his retirement, saying he no longer felt he was “the right man for the job.”
Roy Williams led the Tar Heels to three national championships. He finishes his career, at age 70, as the third-winningest coach in Division 1 history
In his valedictory home game as head gaffer of the Tar Heels, Roy Williams’ team beat rival Duke 91-73 — cementing his record in the Smith Center at 241 wins and just 40 losses.
Stats about Roy Williams (basketball coach)
Roy Allen Williams (born August 1, 1950) is an American retired college basketball coach who worked as the men’s head coach for the North Carolina Tar Heels for 18 seasons and the Kansas Jayhawks for 15 seasons.
Roy Williams was inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006 and the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2007.
August 1, 1950 (age 70)
Marion, North Carolina
North Carolina (J.V.)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Charles D. Owen HS
North Carolina (assistant)
Head coaching record
79–27 (NCAA Division I)
Accomplishments and honors
3 NCAA Division I Tournament (2005, 2009, 2017)
9 NCAA Division I Regional – Final Four (1991, 1993, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2016, 2017)
9 ACC regular season (2005, 2007–2009, 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2019)
3 ACC Tournament (2007, 2008, 2016)
4 Big 12 regular season (1997, 1998, 2002, 2003)
3 Big 12 Tournament (1997–1999)
5 Big Eight regular season (1991–1993, 1995, 1996)
Big Eight Tournament (1992)
USA Today Sports National Coach of the Year (2019)
2× AP Coach of the Year (1992, 2006)
2× Henry Iba Award (1990, 2006)
Naismith College Coach of the Year (1997)
2× ACC Coach of the Year (2006, 2011)
Adolph Rupp Cup (2006)
John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching Award (2003)
3× Big 12 Coach of the Year (1997, 2002, 2003)
4× Big Eight Coach of the Year (1990, 1992, 1995, 1996)
Basketball Hall of Fame
Inducted in 2007 (profile)
College Basketball Hall of Fame
Inducted in 2006.
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