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Baseball Coach
 
Name:Greg Williams

 

Position:Head Coach

 

Bio:

Greg Williams is in his 10th year of coaching high school baseball and his fourth year as head baseball coach at C.E. Byrd in Shreveport. In 2015 and in only his third year at Byrd, Williams' Yellow Jackets were the Class 5A State Runners-up. Williams enjoyed success in his first year with the Yellow Jackets, turning around a previous losing season and leading the team to a District 1-5A championship.  In year two, a youthful Jackets team featuring a high-powered offense swung its way into the state quaterfinals.  Before Byrd, Williams was the offensive coach at Zachary High School in Zachary, LA.  During the six year span, the Broncos won two state championships in 4A and had two 5A state tournament appearances, which included a state runners-up finsih in 2013 and a semifinal appearance in 2011. 

Williams has coached numerous players who have continued playing on the collegiate level.  Former players have or are currently playing at University of Alabama, Louisiana State Univeristy, Southeastern Louisiana, Louisiana College, University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Southern Mississippi, University of Louisiana-Monroe, Northwestern State University, Southern Univeristy, Alcorn State, LSU-E,  Northwest Florida and Baton Rouge Community College. He has also coached three players drafted in the Major League Baseball draft.
 
Williams is married to the former Heather Hampton of San Antonio, Texas. The couple has two children, McCoy (4) and Marlowe (3).
 

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