Position: Asst. Coach
Resides: Albany, NY
Assistant Coach Bill Behrle is returning for his fifth season with the Dutchmen. Behrle helped lead the Dutchmen to two PGCBL Playoffs East Division Finals appearances in 2013 and 2016 in addition to the team’s most successful season last summer with a record of 33-16, five more wins than their previous franchise high back in 2016.
In addition to his duties with the team, Bill lives in Albany, NY, where he is a teacher in the Albany School District. Bill attended Albany High School where he played baseball, basketball, golf, and bowling; earning the Director’s Cup (Athlete of the Year) for Albany High in 2002.
Behrle also plays in the annual Major League Baseball Hall of Fame Classic Game (2014-present) in Cooperstown as a starting catcher. He’s gotten the opportunity to play alongside baseball legends such as Pedro Martinez, Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez and Goose Gossage. Behrle considers the game to be one of the true highlights of his summer every year and a ‘dream come true’ to play alongside some of baseball’s all-time legends.
2013, 2014, & 2016 - Present: Albany Dutchmen (Assistant Coach)
- 2017 PGCBL Playoffs: East Division Semi-FInals
- 2016 PGCBL Playoffs: East Division Finals
- 2014 PGCBL Playoffs: East Division Semi-FInals
- 2013 PGCBL Playoffs: East Division Finals
2013 - Present: Capital District Chiefs Fall Elite (Head Coach)
2014 - 2015:Clifton Park Gators Connie Mack (Head Coach)
2007 - 2012: Albany High School JV Baseball (Head Coach)
2014 - Present: Catcher, MLB Hall of Fame Classic Game
2002 - Present: Catcher/Utility/Coach, Albany Twilight League (Davies A.C. & Blueslate Bluehawks)
- 5 Albany Twilight League Championships (2002, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2013)
- Career .315 batting average in over 13 seasons
2003 - 2006: Catcher/Utility, The College of Saint Rose
- 3 year starter
- Team Captain in 2006