AJ Williams has continued to move forward in his jouney of life.
It was not very long ago that he was a student athlete at
Cabrini University before earning a
Bachelor Of Science Degree in
Business Administration in 2013
with a 3.05 cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) .
A few years later AJ earned his Masters Degree in Education from Wilmington University.
AJ is off and running into new phases
of his life teaching, molding and coaching students and athletes as many individuals and mentors played a part
in the same for him in his past.
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AJ Williams is presently the Salem Community College Head Men's Basketball Coach. He was offered and accepted the
Salem Community College Head Men's Basketball Coach
position in January 2019.
Salem is a part of the NJCAA, Region 19, GSAC
(Garden State Athletic Conference).
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2022 / 2023 Season
The Salem Mighty Oaks are full into the 2022 / 2023 Season. The team has been challenged throuhout the beginning part of the season with injuries, home court issues and a full team game roster for most of the first 18 games. With a 6 -12 Won / Loss Record and 15 of the first 18 games on the road, the Mighty Oaks and Coach AJ have expectation of a winning turn around for the remaining 12 games. Most of the remaining games will be on Salem's home court. Speaking of the home court at the Dupont Fieldhouse, the Mighty Oaks will be sporting a
beautiful new floor and court.
GO MIGHTY OAKS !!!
2021 / 2022 Season
The Salem Mighty Oaks had a tremendously successful season. The season ended with an 18 - 10 won/lost record. One of the many highlighted accomplishments was beating Atlantic Cape College on the road as Atlantic Cape was one of the higher Nationally Ranked teams at that time.
Another highlight for the Mighty Oaks was punching a tournament ticket and qualifying for the Region 19 playoffs. Salem was as a 5th seed in the tournament winning the first round home game against the lower seeded #11 Thaddeus Stevens. Salem played a competitive 2nd round away game against Community College of Philadelphia (CCP). Salem ended up on the losing end of that game as CCP ended up as the Regional Champions.
There were other player highlights such as ...
Eric Neal averaged 15 points/game
(as the #2 leading scorer for the Mighty Oaks)
(as well as a dean's list recipient with a BA degree)
making 2nd Team All Conference. Eric also received a scholarship to continue his academic / basketball career at Division II Wilmington University.
Paris Hickman averaging 15.1 points / game
(as the #1 leading scorer for the Mighty Oaks)
(as well as a dean's list recipient with a BA degree) recieved an offer to continue his academic / basketball career at Division II Goldey Beacom College.
Chris Evans being one of the solid team leaders
(dean's list recipient) received an offer to continue his academic athletic career at MUW of Mississipi.
1st Year Player, Myles Haynes who was one of the most solid, starters, leaders and players
(averaging double figure points and rebounds)
was selected as 3rd Team All Conference player.
GO MIGHTY OAKS !!!
2022 Season Player Collage
2022 Season Player Elevation Graduation
Letter Of Intent / Offers & Scholarship
(from left to right)
Coach Greg Williams, Chris Evans, Eric Neal, Paris Hickman, Coach AJ Williams
2020 / 2021 Season
Salem's 2020/2021 Season was definitely affected by COVID 19. There were no scheduled regulation games for the season although the Mighty Oaks played and won both exhibition games played against Montgomery County & Brookdale College.
2019 / 2020 Season
There were a good many great highlights and achievements during AJ's first college head coaching
position such as ...
* 9 Conference Game Wins *
* Victory over 2017 and 2018 National Champs *
* Lamar Woody *
(All Conference Player) scored 50 point in 1 game and averaged 25 plus points/game.
NJCAA Region Player Of The Week and selected to play in the All American Junior College Allstar game in Atlanta, Georgia.
In 2018, AJ Williams was hired to be an assistant coach for his alma mater Cabrini University Men's Basketball Team. This was a full circle exciting opportunity for AJ as he was coaching under the leadership of head coach Tim McDonald.
He was also working along with some of his former coaches that served when he was a captain and starting guard during his collegiate playing years at Cabrini.
AJ brought some of his previous experiences in 2 college assistant coach positions and a high school head coach position with that recent journey in coaching.
Cabrini's 2018/2019 season was an exciting challenge
being included in the new Atlantic East Conference.
As a graduate of St. Elizabeth High School in Wilmington, Delaware, AJ completed his fourth and final year of playing NCAA basketball at Cabrini University. Cabrini Univesity is an NCAA Division III program located in Pennsylvania. Cabrini was one of 5 colleges that recruited AJ for his qualities as a scholar athlete. AJ had a successful high school experience as he did well on and off the court. He received a number of academic and achievement scholarships to go along with the attention and interest he received to play college basketball. He completed his high school basketball career with such honors as 1st Team All Catholic Conference, All State Honorable Mention and a starter in the Delaware Blue Gold Allstar Game. He averaged 19.1 points a game his senior year at St. Elizabeth. AJ was very fortunate to have Dick Rago as his high school coach at St. Elizabeth. AJ had many outstanding accomplishments and honors throughout his college career. AJ was a three year captain at Cabrini. AJ played in 14 NCAA tournament games at Cabrini. Going into AJ's final game with Cabrini, he was the winningest player in Cabrini Basketball history with a record of 105-17. You will see many other highlighted pieces of information and pictures below. AJ was very fortunate to have
Marcus Khan as his college coach at Cabrini.
AJ was coach Kahn's first recruit at Cabrini.
AJ finished his career at Cabrini as the 19th alltime leading scorer with 953 points.
AJ also led the CSAC and Cabrini with a total of 63 steals for the 2012/2013 season as that is #8 on the all time season total steals
AJ was also the #2 NCAA Division III career games played
The Cabrini Cavaliers clinched the #1 seed as the CSAC conference champs for the CSAC conference tournament.
Cabrini won the CSAC conference tournament and punched the ticket for an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament.
Cabrini was selected to host the first and second round game of the NCAA Division III Tournament as they came out of the second round with victories against NJCU (New Jersey City University); 85-76 & SUNY Purchase; 91-84
Cabrini then headed to Ohio to play in the "Sweet Sixteen" sectionals against The College Of Wooster .
Unfortunately Cabrini's Journey ended with a 94-77 loss at the College Of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio.
information to see read and hear about AJ's contributions in games against Haverford College, Drew University, Widener University, Rosemont College, Scranton University, York College, Lancaster Bible College, Centenary College, Philadelphia Biblical University, Immaculata University, Gwynedd-Mercy and The College Of Wooster.
*AJ's career high 20 pt. season opener against Haverford College*
After playing in all 28 games during the 2009/2010 season; which consisted of 25 regular season games, 2 CSAC conference tournament games and 1 NCAA tournament game with Cabrini; (25-3 /overall) (19-1/CSAC), AJ held up an outstanding field goal % (56.6 %) and 3 pt. field goal % (44.7%) shooting statistics
to go along with his 5.1/game scoring average.
His field goal % (56.6 %) and 3 point field goal % (44.7%) were team highs in those 2 categories.
The following links include highlighted comments
about AJ and his contributions in games against Drew University, Penn State Altoona University, Philadelphia Bible University (both games), Baptist Bible College (both games), U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Keystone University, Lancaster Bible College, Immaculata University, Centenary College and Neumann University.
Congrats to the Cabrini Cavaliers record setting 2009/2010 season as they successfully ended up with a 25-3 won/lost record. Cabrini won the regular season CSAC Championship as well as the CSAC Conference Tournament Championship. The 25 win season was the most wins in Cabrini Cavalier history.
*Cabrini Cracks The Top 25* Congratulations to the Cavaliers for cracking the top 25 for NCAA III. Link on to ...