Washington is the father of George Washington III, a recruit who has committed to Ohio State. Washington III ranks 35th in the 2023 class, according to Rivals.com, and played at Christian Academy in Louisville, Ky., last season.
During his time at Texas (2012-20), Washington was a part of six NCAA tournament teams. Texas advanced to the Sweet 16 four times during his tenure and to the Elite Eight once. He coached on the staff of Karen Aston, who was fired after the 2019-20 season.
Washington served as the recruiting coordinator at Texas and had four classes ranked in the top six in the nation.
Prior to coaching at Texas, Washington coached girls basketball in Texas with DFW Elite (2009-12), Houston Heat (2003-12) and the CyFair Texans (2006-09). He also coached high school basketball St. Thomas Episcopal and Westbury Christian in Houston.
Washington and his wife Jackie have four children: Lashann; George; Jackson; and Jayden.
George Washington III is a four-star point guard prospect in the class of 2024 at Christian Academy of Louisville who has verbally committed to Ohio State.