Tulsa Shock head coach Fred Williams has completed his coaching staff with the hiring of Ed Baldwin as an assistant.
Baldwin was an assistant coach for Ohio State University’s women’s basketball program from 2008 - 2013. Prior to Ohio State, Baldwin spent 13 years as the head coach at UNC-Charlotte from 1988 to 2000. Baldwin left as the winningest head coach of the women’s program in UNC-Charlotte history with 175 victories.
“I’m extremely excited about this opportunity to coach in Tulsa,” said Ed Baldwin, Tulsa Shock Assistant Coach. “I want to thank Coach Williams and the Shock organization for this opportunity. I look forward to coming to Tulsa and getting to meet our fans. I’m also excited to get to work and develop our team on the court.”
“I’m excited to welcome Ed to Tulsa,” said Fred Williams, Head Coach of the Tulsa Shock. “I’ve known Ed since the beginning of my coaching career and I look forward to having him join our staff. He brings knowledge, leadership and experience to our organization."
“We are happy to welcome Ed to the organization and our Tulsa Shock family,” said Steve Swetoha, President of the Tulsa Shock. “He’s got a wealth of basketball and coaching experience in the women’s game and we are excited he is joining Fred’s staff.”
Baldwin also coached alongside Dawn Staley at Temple, 2000 to 2002. Baldwin also served as an Assistant Coach at the University of South Carolina for two seasons in 2002 to 2004. In 1997, Baldwin won gold as an Assistant Coach for the USA at the World University Games in Sicily. Representing USA Basketball in 2000, Baldwin won gold again as an Assistant Coach at the Junior World Championship in Argentina.