Professional Experience and Honors:
2004: Williams was a dangerous threat both offensively and defensively this season, alternating between the midfield and the back line. Tallying four assists, he was one of the only players to appear in every game. In his seventh season with the Kickers, Tony met the 200-games played mark on August 1st against the Atlanta Silverbacks and garnered A-League Team of the Week honors twice (7/27/04, 8/31/04).
2003: One of just four players to have logged over 10,000 minutes in a Richmond Kickers uniform, Tony was the only player to appear in every game in 2003. He notched three goals and four assists on the season and was named to the A-League Team of the Week after his two-goal outburst against the Charlotte Eagles in the final regular season game.
2002: Tony battled knee problems early in the season but came back in early June and proceeded to lead the team in assists, with 6. In the past five seasons, Williams has appeared in more games than any other Kicker (147), and is currently third on the all-time list of matches played behind defender Josh McKay (151) and forward Rob Ukrop (179).
2001: Tony Williams was second on the team in game winning goals in 2001 with three, including a 20 yard blast in the 16th minute of overtime in a crucial 2-1 Central Conference win over the Atlanta Silverbacks on August 25th.
2000: For the 4th straight year Tony eclipsed the 2,000-minute mark while ending up tied for 3rd on the team in goals scored with four.
1998-1999: During this stretch Tony fell one game shy of the consecutive matches played record (53) set by John Hall in 1995-96. An outside midfielder with speed, good vision, and high work ethic, Tony has accumulated 13 goals and 14 assists for 40 points in his Richmond career, moving him into sixth place on the all-time list.
College Experience and Honors:
As a four-year starter for the Clemson Tigers, Williams had 19 assists and 6 goals for 31 points. In his senior season he led the team with 7 assists.
In 1995 Tony was a member of the Under-21 United States National Team.