Bill Percy has been a Major League Baseball Envoy coach since 1997 with an assignment to Croatia and has served as the head coach of the Croatian Senior National Team since 1998. He recently retired from public education in Colorado after 30 years of teaching. The former head baseball coach at Mitchell (Colo.) High School and president of the Colorado High School Baseball Coaches Association, Percy is currently the clinic director for the State Baseball Coaches Clinic. He played collegiately at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Fla. Following his playing career, he coached at Florida Southern and Central Missouri State University while receiving a master’s degree in education.
Last year, Bill kept a diary for MLB.com. Now he is chronicling his experiences in spreading the game around the globe through this MLBlog.