Ervin Williams serves as the Director of Basketball Operations at Western Kentucky University for Lady Topper Basketball. The 2016-17 season will mark his fourth year with the team. The Lady Toppers have claimed a conference tournament title in two of his first three seasons at WKU.
Williams came to WKU after serving in various capacities with the Nebraska Athletic Department since 1997. The Elm City, N.C., native most recently served as an event management specialist, after serving as director of operations for the women's basketball program from 1997 to 2002.
In addition to his role in the athletic department, Williams has spent the past ten years as the house director for Beta Theta Pi Fraternity on the University of Nebraska campus. He was named the Beta Theta Pi National House Director of the Year in July of 2009.
Williams has a history of serving in the community as a mentor for young men and boys by being involved with the Heartland Big Brothers and Big Sisters program. He served on the board of directors for Heartland Big Brothers and Big Sisters since January of 2012 before coming to WKU.
Williams earned a degree in recreation administration from Lenoir-Rhyne University in 1987. He was employed at Louisburg College as the intramural director and women's basketball administrative assistant before joining the NU women's basketball staff in 1997.