Trinity Williams begins her seventh year coaching the Western Texas College track and field teams. Williams is looking to build on her six previous outstanding seasons.
Williams possesses a very impressive resume as both a coach and an athlete. As a former junior college track and field athlete, a two-time California Junior College champion in both the 100 and 200-meter dashes, and NCAA II All-American and national champion in the 55 and 100-meter dashes, she holds the insight necessary to guide athletes that are striving for similar goals and careers.
Williams was the only female inducted into the Encinal High School Hall Of Fame in 2009. She is a two-time Olympic Trials qualifier and has authored several fitness articles. Williams has successfully coached both male and female athletes at the NCAA and post-collegiate levels.
Coach Williams added another National Award to go with her 5 x women's and 3 x men’s USTFCCCA Coach OF The Year West Regional Award. Williams was the first Women’s Assistant Coach of the Year from Western Texas College, and she also was the first woman to capture the award.
In her fifth year at Western Texas coaching sprints/hurdles, jumps and mid-distance, Williams’ athletes achieved 21 national qualifying marks across the season. Williams led her athletes to 13 top-10 NJCAA Division I Descending Order List marks, as well as 19 top-10 marks in the region. She had athletes that led the nation in 400 hurdles, 4×400 relay and high jump this year. Abigail Kwarteng, a three-time USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week honoree, set a national record for Ghana in the high jump with a mark of 1.87m (6-1½).
In her sixth year coaching sprints/hurdles, jumps and relays, Williams guided the Westerners to a clean sweep of the sprint and sprint relay titles at the national meet. WTC won the 100, 200, 400, 4x100 and 4x400 relays.
Coach Williams has slowed her track & field athletic career down to compete at the USATF Masters level. In USA rankings, Williams ranked 4th in the 100m and 6th in the 200m in 2008, 30-35 year age division. In 2015, she ranked 4th in the 100m. In 2015, Williams ranked 14th in the world in the 100m, 35-40 year age division.
Remaining committed to an active lifestyle, Williams began Mixed Martial Arts & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 2011. Williams is a professional MMA fighter and a BJJ competitor. She has already started climbing the ranks in this sport, having competed in the 2019 World Master Championship in Las Vegas, NV. Williams finished with a bronze medal in the Purple Belt Master 3 Female Middle Weight division. In the 2017 IBJJF World NO-GI Championships in Anaheim, Ca. Williams finished with a silver medal performance in the Blue Belt Master 1 Female Middle Weight division. In 2016 IBJJF PAN-AMS Championships in Long Beach, California she also finished with a bronze medal performance in the Blue Belt Adult Female Middle Weight division.