Bill Raleigh has been named Schreiner University’s Director of Athletics beginning on August 1, 2017
Bill has served as the Assistant Athletic Director for Southwestern Athletics. He is also served as the Chair of the Exercise & Sports Studies and Fitness and Recreation Activities programs. Prior to his role in administration, Raleigh coached the men’s basketball program at Southwestern for 15 years.
During his tenure with Southwestern’s basketball program Raleigh guided the Pirates to success on the court as well as in the classroom. The team consistently had a team GPA of above 3.0 and for 10 straight years was recognized by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honor Court for their academic accomplishments. All but one of the four year letter winners who played for Raleigh during his tenure graduated from Southwestern University. On the court, the Pirates had their best season under Raleigh’s tutelage during the 2004-2005 season. With a 20- 7 overall record and 11-3 in the SCAC, the Pirates earned their best record, a regular season championship and #1 seed in the conference tournament for the first –time in school history. Also, the Pirates advanced to the Championship game of the SCAC tournament during the 2008-2009 season with an 18-10 overall record. Raleigh was twice named SCAC Coach of the year and coached SCAC Player of the Year and NABC 3rd team All-American, Aaron Bowser. Furthermore, Coach Raleigh produced 34 All-SCAC selections and two 1,000 point scorers during his tenure.
Before joining Southwestern, Raleigh was the head men's basketball coach/head golf coach at the University of Dallas and an assistant basketball coach at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, VA and Washington & Lee University in Lexington, VA.
After earning bachelor’s degree in business administration from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA, Raleigh attended Seton Hall University’s School of Law in Newark, NJ and earned his juris doctor degree.
A Native of Colts Neck, NJ, Raleigh has two teenage daughters, Casey and Carson, and has been married to his wife Maureen for over 20 years.