Carla Williams, a four-year letterwinner for the Georgia Lady Bulldog basketball team from 1985-89 as Carla Green, currently serves as Deputy Director of Athletics and Senior Woman Administrator.
In her current position, Williams serves as administrator for Georgia's football and women's basketball programs. She also has supervisory responsibility for academic support services, compliance, sports medicine, human resources, event management, facilities, student services and strength and conditioning. Williams was recognized in May, 2015, by the Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia as the Athens Woman of Distinction.
Prior to returning to Athens, Williams was an Assistant AD at Vanderbilt 2000-2003 and Associate AD 2003-2004, where she oversaw 11 men's and women's sports as well as the CHAMPS/Life Skills program.
Williams received her Bachelor's degree in Sociology and Master's in Public Administration from Georgia in 1989 and 1991, respectively. She was then an assistant coach on Andy Landers' staff from 1991-96, including teams which reached the 1995 and 1996 Final Fours and won the 1991 and 1996 SEC Championships. Following the Lady Bulldogs' NCAA runner-up campaign in 1996, Williams moved into administration and served as UGA's Assistant Director of Compliance from 1996-97. She served as Associate Athletic Director, Sr. Associate Athletic Director and Executive Associate Athletic Director at the University of Georgia before her present position of Deputy Director of Athletics.
Williams was a graduate assistant for athletic academic support and coordinator for student-athlete development and life skills at Florida State from 1997-2000 while completing her Ph.D. in Sport Administration in 2000.
A native of LaGrange, Ga., Williams led LaGrange High to two Georgia Class AAAA state titles before enjoying a stellar collegiate career. A three-year starter for the Lady Bulldogs, she finished her career with 1,115 points, which was No. 10 among Georgia's career scoring leaders at that time and now ranks No. 20. Williams also recorded 425 assists and 285 steals, tallies which both rank No. 7 on UGA's career leaders ledgers.
Williams and her husband, Brian, have three children: daughters, Carmen (19) and Camryn (15), and a son, Joshua (10).