Eastern Kentucky University’s new girls’ basketball head train, Samantha Williams, changed into introduced to lovers and the media on Wednesday at the EKU Center for the Arts.
Williams changed into joined through her family. Many EKU athletic coaches which include head guys’ basketball educate A.W. Hamilton and extra got here out to guide and welcome Williams to Eastern. President Michael Benson and athletic director Stephen Lochmuller introduced Williams and spoke to the gang before Williams addressed the target audience.
Williams changed into an established assistant teach to Jeff Walz at the University of Louisville and become hired to take over the EKU women’s basketball program on March 27.
“Seeing what [Walz] did in terms of selling the game, getting out into the network and being available to the fanatics, I assume that is something I take with me right away,” Williams stated.
Williams is coming into an application that handiest won two games a final season and didn’t win a single recreation inside the conference. She advised the lovers and the media that her goal is to show the program around.
Williams desires to instil in her gamers a winning mentality.
Williams said what makes Richmond so unique is the ardour for basketball. Williams wishes fanatics to pop out and assist the girls’ group this season and per cent McBrayer Arena.
“I desire [the fans] understand they’re vital. When you may get a gymnasium with a noisy crowd, that could provide you with an advantage,” Williams said.
As she settles down in Richmond, Williams is excited and ready to get to paintings along with her players. She said her style of offence will be rapid.
“You will see us be organized,” Williams stated.