“William Small has excellent ties and knowledge of recruiting in the Southeast,” said Barnes, who took over the Georgia State program in March 2007. “We are excited to be able to add him to our staff at
Small came to Georgia State in 2007 after one season at Tulane, where he served under head coach Dave Dickerson and helped the Green Wave to a 17-13 record, which marked the school’s highest victory total since 1999-00 and included a 9-7 mark in Conference USA.
Small previously spent one season (2005-06) under Don Maestri at
Prior to his stint at Western Kentucky, Small served three seasons (2000-03) at Southeastern Louisiana, helping the Lions establish school records for Southland Conference wins in back-to-back seasons.
After beginning his coaching career as a graduate assistant at NCAA Division II program
Small played college basketball at Belhaven College in Jackson, Miss., where he earned his bachelor's degree. A native of Winona, Miss., Small has a daughter, Chiya.