Roy Corcoran: 2018 Wildcat Baseball’s New Coach
From Wildcat Country, to LSU, to the major leagues, and now back again. Roy Corcoran began his career as a Silliman Wildcat, then in 1998 he signed with Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. After 2 years there, he signed with Louisiana State University and played for the LSU Tigers for 1 year. In 2001, he signed as a free agent with the Montreal Expos and made his major league debut in 2003. From there he also played with the Washington Nationals, Florida Marlins, Seattle Mariners, Houston Astros, and LA Dodgers. With Major League time in 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008, and 2009. In 2008, he was awarded the “Unsung Hero” award for the Seattle Mariners. He has also played professionally in Puerto Rico, Venezuela, The Dominican Republic, and Mexico. He has accumulated two years of experience as a pitching coach for Baton Rouge Community College and is proud to bring his knowledge and passion for the game of baseball back to his community. He and his wife Lacy have been happily married for 10 years. They are enjoying raising their 3 young children Katy Gail, Elliott, and Nathan in Slaughter where they have both been lifelong residents.