Attended high school at Bonner Springs High School. Lettered in football and track. Earned first-team all-conference honors and was named to the All-KC Area Team in football.
Enrolled at Baker in the fall of 1954. Played and lettered all four years in football. Also participated in campus activities as a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity and sang in the University Choir all four years.
Graduated in 1958 with a Bachelor of Arts in physical education. Shortly after, began a career in teaching and coaching. In 1965 earned a Master of Arts in guidance and counseling from the University of Kansas.
During his career, coached seven sports: Basketball, football, track, baseball, softball, volleyball and tennis. Since 1967 has taught and coached at Fort Osage (Mo.) High School
His career basketball coaching record includes
Junior high boys Won 80 Lost 36
Sophomore boys Won 30 Lost 31
High school boys Won 61 Lost 47
High school girls Won 401 Lost 192
College women Won 22 Lost 23
Total winning percentage: 64%
Coaching record includes a total of 14 conference championships, 6 district championships, 5 sectional championships and 12 invitational tournament championships.
Honored on 13 occasions as Conference “Coach of the year”. Additionally, was recognized twice by the Independence Examiner as Coach of the Year. Honored by the Kansas City Area/Sports Connection as their Coach of the Year for girls sports.
Has three children: Robert Hillman Williams, Karre Wiederholt Kelly and Sheri Anne Williams.