University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
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Coach Ernie Williams

     Ernie Williams, Jr. is in his third year coaching women’s track and field at Pitt-Johnstown.  He specializes in sprints, hurdles, relays and jumps.

     Prior to joining the Pitt-Johnstown staff, Williams coached at the high school level for more than 20 years and developed numerous District 6 champions at Greater Johnstown and Bishop McCort High Schools. Many student-athletes he coached competed at the PA State Championships, including several silver and bronze medalists. Williams also has had sprinters move on to the college level and beyond, even to professional football.

     Williams started his coaching career by being involved in a non-profit track and field club in the 1970s, developing athletes from a two county area. He also served on the Board of Directors of the GJAC.

     Williams has a Level 1 USA Track and Field Certification.