St. Aug’s fires athletic director, track coach George Williams

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RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Athletic director and track coach George Williams has been fired after more than 40 years at St. Augustine’s University.

Williams confirmed his termination to CBS 17’s Chris Clark on Wednesday.

On Thursday, the school tweeted a statement concerning Williams’ departure, saying the school had been in talks with him since March about a new position.

Williams declined the offer.

According to his bio on the St. Aug’s website, Williams has the third-most titles of any NCAA coach.

St. Augustine’s won 39 NCAA Division II national track and field championships and 33 national runner-up finishes under Williams.

He graduated from St. Aug’s in 1965.

This story will be updated.

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