Dante Williamson joins the St. Mary’s coaching staff for the first time in the 2017-18 season. Williamson brings a solid understanding of the game and knows how to win.
Spending two seasons as an assistant coach at Central Penn College, he helped the Knights to the USCAA Division II National Championship Tournament both years. Central Penn finished as the national runner-up in 2016 and made it to the Final Four in 2017.
The Fort Pierce, Fla. native, was a scholarship student-athlete, playing basketball at Indian River State College (1999-00) and Florida Institute of Technology (2000-04).
Williamson is a 13-year active duty service member of the United States Navy, serving as a supply officer with a concentration in financial management.
He graduated from Florida Tech in 2004 with a B.S. in electrical engineering. Williamson then earned his M.B.A. with a concentration in financial management from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., in 2010.