William Eric Bell joined the staff of Our Lady of the Lake University's men's basketball team in 2010 as graduate assistant while pursuing a Bachelor of Science in New Media Arts at OLLU. He has an Associate of Applied Sciences in Computer Animation from the Art Institute of Houston and a Bachelor of Arts from Thomas Edison State College. His previous coaching experience includes three years as head coach at the AMBLP-Austin Chapter; one year as head coach for semi-pro SBL/XBL's R.R. Roughriders/Austin Cyclones; three years as athletic director and head coach for Shoreline Christian Center (boy's basketball and football); two years as vice president and head coach of junior high and high school boys, AAU CTX Heat; one year as an assistant with Summit Christian Academy; and three years as assistant coach with Huston-Tillotson University. His overall coaching record is 384-167. Bell's teams have won three championships -- AMBLP; two junior high and one second place championships -- SCC; four tournament and two second place championships -- AAU CTX; and district and area champions -- SCA. As an assistant at HTU he coached several NAIA All-Americans and All-Conference players. He also helped multiple players continue their careers in the NBA Development League as well as other international leagues.
Since coming to OLLU, Bell has been a part of the Saints' success including two Red River Athletic Conference Championships and two NAIA National Tournament Sweet 16 appearances. During this time, OLLU has become one of the top basketball programs in the NAIA and the RRAC in many categories including: scoring, steals, assists, forced turnovers, and offensive rebounds. He has also helped Saints players become NAIA and RRAC leading scorers, leaders in assists and steals. Several players have been named NAIA All-Americans and to the All-Conference teams. Bell has always been a part of winning programs across Texas and helping young men continue their education while playing basketball at a high level. Bell is a native of San Antonio where he attended L.B. Johnson Elementary School, three miles from OLLU. He later moved to Austin and played on the varsity basketball team of McCallum High School. He played one year in college and one year in SBL/XBL. Bell now lives in Pflugerville, Texas. He and his wife Kimberley are parents to 23-year-old Kourtney, 21-year-old Gary, 12-year-old Kimani and 8-year-old Kingston Jacob.
|1||Anthony Cole||SR||G||6-1||185||Memphis, Tenn.||Arlington HS/University of Memphis|
|3||Joe Jackson||JR||F||6-6||170||San Antonio, Texas||Holmes HS/Temple Junior College|
|4||Dilepso Blanco||JR||G||6-2||181||Passaic, N.J.||Bloomfield Tech HS/Trinity Valley CC|
|5||Darion Brown||SO||PG||5-7||155||Alexandria, La.||Newman Smith High School|
|10||Olajuwon Garner||JR||G||6-2||170||Pittsburg, Calif.||Deer Valley HS/Diablo Valley College|
|11||Dav'vin Hill||JR||PG||5-10||175||Victoria, Texas||Memorial HS/Jacksonville JC|
|21||Jamael Haynes||JR||F||6-5||205||Austin, Texas||North Lake College|
|23||Brandell Collins||SO||G||6-2||180||San Angelo, Texas||Lake View HS/Western Texas CC|
|25||Jordan Phelps||JR||G||6-3||175||Broken Arrow, Okla.||Broken Arrow HS/Northern Oklahoma|
|30||Martynas Gaizauskas||SO||F||6-6||205||Kedainiai, Lithuania||Renaissance Academy/Otero JC|
|33||Kellen Sweetwyne||JR||G||6-3||205||Hayward, Calif.||Hayward HS/Chabot College|
|35||Christian Wood-Dvorak||SR||F||6-3||205||Halletsville, Texas||Halletsville HS/SAGU/UTSA|
|Michael Hagan-Daniel*||SR||G||6-3||180||Boulder, Colo.||UIW/Navarro College|
|0||Alex Sattley||SR||G||6-3||190||Portland, Ore.||Lincoln HS/Bemidji State Univ.|