September 2019, Sports

Statement from the family of SAU Athletic Director and Track & Field Coach George Williams

Below is a statement from the family of George Williams, the legendary Saint Augustine’s University Athletic Director and Head Track & Field Coach.

“While in Qatar for the World Track and Field Championships, Coach George Williams was involved in a vehicle accident. He has serious injuries but is alert, responsive and expected to fully recover. He is under great medical care in Qatar and will remain here for treatment. The family is truly appreciative of all the support and ask that you continue to keep them in your thoughts and prayers.”

Williams was the 2004 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Head Coach. He has won more NCAA national championships (39) than any active coach regardless of division and sport.

-Office of Sports Information