Jeff Rider has been the director of Athletics at Williams Baptist College since 2006. He served as the Head Coach for the Eagle basketball squad from 1996-2011.
In 2011, Rider was named the American Midwest Conference Athletic Director of the Year. Under his guidance the Williams athletic department has achieved a substantial amount of success, including their first ever NAIA National Tournament in 2012 (softball).
Rider coached basketball at the high school level from 1988-1996.
He holds a Bachelor's and Master's of Science in Education from Arkansas State University.
He is married to Kelly Rider and the couple live in Walnut Ridge, Ark. and they have two grown daughters.