Isaac Willis
Isaac Willis
Position: Assistant Coach
Isaac Willis joins the Brown coaching staff as an assistant coach after taking a non-traditional road to coaching. A 1991 graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan with a BS degree in Adult Fitness, Willis was a four-year player and team captain as a senior. While at Wesleyan, his teams compiled the winningest four-year record in school history and captured the WVAC regular season championship in 1991. He entered medical school after graduation, attending California College of Podiatric Medicine where he graduated in 2000 as a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine. He did a three-year residency in New York City where he worked at the Long Beach Medical Center and the Peninsula Hospital Center, and worked in the triage unit at Ground Zero following the September 11, 2001 attack. A native of Atlanta, GA, who was born in Philadelphia, PA, Willis decided to pursue his passion for basketball, working several camps, including the Paul Hewitt Basketball Camp at Georgia Tech, the Jeff Capel Basketball Camp at VCU and the Jim Larranaga Basketball Camp at George Mason. He worked as an assistant coach at Lycoming College for two years, from 2004-2006, where he recruited the most diverse class in school history and brought in the 2006 conference Rookie of the Year. Willis has also worked at the Eastern Invitational Basketball Camp and the 5-Star Basketball Camp. He currently resides in Providence, Rhode Island.