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LaPrise Harris-Williams

LaPrise  Harris-Williams

Lubbock, Texas

Head Coach

Alma Mater:
UTSA, 2003


AcroTumb Falls to Oregon

Bears come up short against Ducks for the second time this season.


Baylor A&T Beats Quinnipiac at Ferrell Center

Bears defeat Bobcats to win second home meet


Baylor A&T Hosts Quinnipiac at Ferrell Center

Bears take on Bobcats in second home meet of season


Baylor A&T Travels to Oregon

Bears take on Ducks Saturday


A&T Beats Azusa Pacific at Ferrell Center

Bears make strong comeback after halftime to win first home meet.


Baylor Acrobatics and Tumbling v. Fairmont State


LaPrise Harris-Williams is in her third season as head coach of Baylor's newest intercollegiate athletics program, acrobatics & tumbling. The Bears completed their first season of competition with a third-place finish in the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association (NCATA) National Championships in April.

Prior to her arrival at Baylor, Harris-Williams spent 18 years in San Antonio, Texas, as a gymnastics coach and choreographer. She has experience coaching all aspects of gymnastics, including acrobatics and tumbling. Her choreography has earned numerous championship titles on balance beam, floor exercise, cheer and tumbling at the state, regional and national levels. Harris-Williams has also served as a USA Gymnastics National level Rated Judge for 12 years.

As co-owner of Harris Gymnastics from 1995-2008, Harris-Williams helped place two athletes on the 2001 USA World Team for USA Gymnastics - the governing body that sanctions NCATA events. She has coached state, regional and national team members since 1997.

Harris-Williams is a 2003 graduate of University of Texas at San Antonio, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, and she became a registered nurse in 2010. Harris-Williams and her husband Kerry have five children, Maia, Bria, Mickaela, McKenna and Brayton.

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