Matt Williams enters his fifth season as Northern Michigan's swimming & diving assistant coach in 2018-19.
Before he joined the Wildcat staff, Williams was the Director of Competitive Swimming and Aquatics at the Marquette County YMCA for six years. While there, he created programs to train athletes ranging from YMCA national champion qualifiers to beginners.
Williams was also the head swim coach in the Marquette Area Public Schools district from 1995-2001 and 2002-2007.
Williams guided the woman's team to seven-straight state championships and a cumulative win-loss record of 120-10-1. The Redettes went undefeated for six-straight seasons.
On the men's side, he guided Marquette to nine state championships, three undefeated seasons and a cumulative record of 119-12. He was named the U.P. Swim Coach of the Year in 1998, 2004 and 2007.