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USD 373 announces hire of Demetric Williams
Posted 6/1/22

Demetric Williams headshotNewton Public Schools has hired Demetric Williams as the new boys' basketball coach.

The USD 373 Board of Education approved Williams’ hire in a special meeting, held virtually on June 1.

"I look forward to a new era of Railer basketball with the hire of Demetric Williams. He will bring a unique level of knowledge of the game and skills to our students,” NHS head principal Caleb Smith said.

If Williams’ name sounds familiar, it’s because he is among the winningest Shockers in Wichita State basketball history. Williams played for the Shockers from 2009 to 2013. 

Demetric Williams playing basketball for WSUWilliams brings coaching experience with him, having coached the junior varsity basketball team at Wichita Southeast, serving on the coaching staff for the ESPN TBT Basketball Tournament for the AfterShocks and serving as an AAU Basketball Coach since 2016. 

Williams most recently worked for companies like Cargill and Koch Industries in Wichita.

"I'm looking forward to joining the Railer family and leading the boy's basketball program by creating a culture that stands on guiding principles."

Williams will begin coaching this fall.