Bill Jones - Head Coach
Bill Jones is entering his 8th season as head coach of NBL Canada’s Windsor Express. During his time with the Express, Coach Jones was named NBLC Coach of the Month three times and has led Windsor to over 100 wins and two consecutive league championships.
Prior to joining the Express, Jones coached first the Detroit Wheels and then the Detroit Panthers to winning seasons in the American Basketball Association and then the Premier Basketball League. While with the Panthers, Jones won a divisional championship in 2006-07.
Jones has also had an extensive pro playing career since graduating from the Iowa Hawkeyes program in 1988. He’s played with the New Jersey Nets of the NBA and the Quad City Thunder in the CBA, where he was the team’s all time leading scorer and named an All-CBA 2nd Team All-Star. Jones also played internationally, splitting nine professional seasons in France and Italy.
As head coach of the Windsor Express, Jones has mentored numerous players who have gone on to pro careers overseas, including Greg Surmacz, Stefan Bonneau, George Goode, Darren Duncan, Quinnel Brown, and Tony Bennett. Additionally, Jones has sent Lester Prosper and Rudy Bowman to the NBA’s D-League.
Since 2015, Jones has held the coaching portfolio dually as the Vice President of Basketball Operations responsible for travel and player development.
Aaron McDonald - Associate Head Coach
Neal Foreman - Assistant Coach
Donald Hadesman - Assistant Coach