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Coaches bios

Charles H. Williams
Head Men’s Basketball Coach

cwilliams@dallas.edu

Alma Mater: Oklahoma State University

Biography

Beginning his 8th year as Head Coach at Dallas Christian College is Charles H. Williams.

He has served as Assistant Director of Institutional Advancement and Head Men’s Basketball Coach from 2010 to current.

While serving as Athletic Director and Head Men’s Basketball Coach, his teams won the 2009-10 and 2012-13  ACCA DI Men’s Basketball National Championships and won consecutive NCCAA DII SW Regional Coach of the Year honors (2010-11, 2011-12)

His basketball career has taken him around the world and back to Texas. As a prep standout at Oklahoma City’s US Grant High School, Williams helped lead the Generals to the most successful seasons in school history. Williams’ collegiate career began at the College of Southern Idaho. The Golden Eagles finished the season as one of the top ten JUCO teams in the nation. After transferring to Oklahoma State University, Williams was a key player on the 1985 team that won the Big Eight Conference Championship. That was Oklahoma State’s first NCAA Tournament appearance since the Cowboys back-to-back National Championships in 1945 and 1946 during the era of legendary coach Henry Iba.

A 15-year veteran professional basketball player, Williams has played in the International Basketball League and the Superior Basketball League. He has played basketball in many countries including: Argentina, Bahrain, Dominican Republic, Germany, Greece, Mexico, the Middle East, Puerto Rico and Venezuela. Williams, who speaks fluent Spanish, currently holds an active resident player status in Puerto Rico, where he also coached and was the 2001 Coach of the Year for the Cimeba League.

Williams has been instrumental in developing youth basketball programs throughout the country, emphasizing Christian values. Coach Williams founded EYG, Inc. (www.elevateyourgameinc.org) in 1999 in the state of Texas. His vision is to elevate the minds of young people and assist them in their transition into adulthood.

 

Brad Freeman
Associate Head Coach

bfreeman@dcc.dallas.edu

Alma Mater: University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Biography

Coach Brad Freeman is in his 4th season with the DCC Men’s Basketball program.  Previous to DCC he coached 21 years in secondary schools, most recently as the Head Boys Basketball Coach at Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano where he posted a 172-82 record with an impressive 71-9 district record and four Coach of the Year honors. His teams made it to the State title game in each of his last three seasons at PCA, winning the championship in 2010. Coach Freeman began his coaching career in the Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD before moving on to Krum High School where the team posted a 37-0 record and state championship in 1994. From there he moved on to Whitewright High School and then Allen High School before taking the position at Prestonwood.

Coach Freeman played ball at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, TX where he received a Bachelor of Science in Education degree.  He also holds a Master of Science in Education degree from Baylor University. Coach Freeman is the Director of Basketball for Prestonwood Sports Organization and the Founder and President of Pure Way Discipleship, Inc. He is a member of the Texas High School Coaches Association, the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches and is the Treasurer for the North Texas Basketball Coaches Association.  He lives in Dallas with his wife Marthanne.  They have three children: Mitch who is a student at Baylor University and Dylan and Kelly who attend Prestonwood Christian Academy.

 

 

johnpicJohn Irving
Assistant Coach

jirving@dcc.dallas.edu

Alma Mater: Wayland Baptist University

Biography

John attended high school at O’Connell High in Galveston,TX where he received state honors in track and field and basketball.  He received his BA Business Admin degree from Wayland Baptist University.  John’s love of Jesus Christ and basketball led to a chance encounter with Coach Charles Williams and his EYG program 9 years ago.  John and Anna, his beautiful bride of 38 years,  have 2 sons, a daughter and 2 grand-kids. John has served as team videographer and stat technician.

 

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Roderick Johnson

Assistant Coach

Alma Mater: Dallas Christian College

Biography

Roderick is a native of Galveston Island TX where he grew up. He attended his first 2 yrs of High School at Galveston Ball High School where he competed in Football and Track. He Graduated High School from Galveston O’Connell Catholic High School In 2007. While there, he played Football, Basketball, and Track where he was a 2 time 1st all state basketball and Track athlete. Roderick was recruited in both Football and Basketball out of High School but decided to focus his future in Basketball only. He signed a full ride scholarship to Clarendon College but decided to finish his journey at Dallas Christian College after 1 semester in Clarendon. While at DCC, he was a 4 yr player and was apart of the the schools first National Championship in 2010′ leading all players with 3.2stls per game earning him the now life long nick name “Bobcat”. In the 2012 season Bobcat earned himself 2nd Team all region honors averaging more than 3stls per game along with 16pts as the lone Senior. He Currently is the a Minister on Staff at Destiny Worship Center of Lancaster TX where he is the Director of the Men’s Ministry.  Roderick is married to a beautiful Eye Technician named Sara and they have a one year old son named Josiah. Roderick is passionate about helping, encouraging, empowering, and developing young men and women in anyway he can making him an obvious fit into Coach Williams system.

 

 

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Jessalyn Flowers

Men’s Basketball Admin Assistant 

Alma Mater: Dallas Christian College(undergraduate)

Biography

Jessalyn is from Magnolia, TX where she attended Magnolia High School. While in high school, she played basketball for all four years and ran track for three years. Jessalyn is married to Samuel Flowers who is in the United States Navy. Jessalyn attends Dallas Christian College now where she is finishing up her last semester. She has played basketball and soccer all four years while attending at DCC. Jessalyn was named All-American all four years that she played basketball and also holds multiple records at her school in basketball as well. She will graduate from DCC with a BS in Interdisciplinary Studies with emphasis in English and Psychology. Jessalyn has recently started working with Coach Williams and EYG Inc. She is blessed with this opportunity that Coach Williams has given her and is looking forward to working with the team and spreading Christ’s love.