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Mark Williams

Class of 2015· Disciplines(s): Men's Artistic· Inducted as: Coach

Williams has served as the head coach of the University of Oklahoma’s men’s gymnastics team since 2000. In that time, Williams has captured five NCAA team titles (2002-03, 2005-06, 2008).

Under Williams’ guidance, the Sooners have achieved impressive results: 28 individual national titles, 155 All-America honors, 12 conference team titles, 50 individual conference winners, and three Nissen Emery Award recipients (Steven Legendre, 2011; Jonathan Horton, 2008; and Daniel Furney, 2003).

Williams has also served as a member of the U.S. coaching staff at each of the past three Olympic Games, serving as the personal coach for Guard Young (2004), Horton (2008), and Jake Dalton (2012). He was the assistant coach at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. Williams has also been a member of the coaching staff at 11 World Championships, most recently serving as head coach of the 2014 World Championships Team that won the team bronze medal. He has twice (2009, 2006) been named the USA Gymnastics Coach of the Year.