Texas A&M Basketball Coaching Staff

Last Game

Missouri
Mar 12, 2020
2020 SEC Basketball Tournament

Buzz Williams

Head Coach

Fresh off his third consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, Williams returned to Aggieland after spending five seasons at Virginia Tech. His coaching career has included stints as an assistant, associate head and head coach, and he has been at the NCAA Division I level for 21 seasons. Williams has recruited and coached more than 20 players who have earned all-conference accolades, including two league Players of the Year, two conference Freshmen of the Year and four Associated Press All-Americans.

In his five years in Blacksburg, Williams led the Hokies to four consecutive 20-win seasons and four consecutive 10-win seasons in Atlantic Coast Conference play. In 2018-19 Williams guided a nationally-ranked Tech team to a 26-9 record, finishing 12-6 in the ACC. The Hokies earned a 4-seed in the NCAA Tournament and advanced to the Sweet 16 for just the second time in program history. Williams earned his 100th victory as the head coach at Virginia Tech when the Hokies knocked off Liberty in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Williams is married to the former Corey Norman and the couple have two daughters, Zera and Addyson, and two sons, Calvin and Mason.

Jamie McNeily

Associate Head Coach

Jamie McNeilly enters his first season as associate head coach for the Aggies and has been a part of Coach Williams’ coaching staff for the last 11 seasons at Marquette and Virginia Tech.

McNeilly was an assistant coach throughout his five-year tenure at Virginia Tech and added the responsibilities of director of student-athlete development in his last season. He helped lead the Hokies to three consecutive NCAA Tournaments from 2017-19, a first for the program.

McNeilly and his wife, Shola, were married on July 31, 2014, and have two sons.

Devin Johnson

Assistant Coach

A former student-assistant for Coach Williams at New Orleans, Devin Johnson is in his first season as an assistant coach at Texas A&M and enters his eighth season as a member of Williams’ staff.

Last season, Johnson served as an assistant coach at Virginia Tech, helping the Hokies to their first Sweet Sixteen appearance since the tournament expanded in 1985. Johnson spent the first four campaigns as the Hokies’ director of player personnel where he oversaw the program’s video needs, exchange procedures and players’ scheduling and time management.

A 2008 graduate of UNO, Johnson earned his bachelor's degree in business management and earned a minor in sport management.

Lyle Wolf

Assistant Coach

Lyle Wolf joined the Athletics Department in April of 2019 as Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach.

Lyle will be responsible for assisting the Head Coach with the basketball program. In addition, he will provide instruction, demonstration, evaluation and teaching of sport to assure individual student athletes and team reaches maximum potential, as well as, assisting with administrative duties as assigned.

Lyle graduated from Transylvania University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Lyle then went on to obtain his Master’s degree in Leadership studies with a specialization in Sports Leadership at Marquette University in 2014. Lyle also obtained his Doctorate in Global Sports Leadership from East Tennessee State University in 2018. Prior to A&M, Lyle worked for Virginia Tech.

 
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