— Head Men’s Baseball Coach
Coach Glessner embarked on his coaching career in 2012. After graduating from Southeastern University, Glessner went on to become an assistant Baseball coach at the university while obtaining a master’s in education. Glessner then served as an assistant coach at Northeast High School under ex MLB, Coach Rob Stanifer and helped lead the team to Districts Championships from 2014-2016. In 2016 Glessner was named head baseball coach for the Pinellas Park High School Patriots and was awarded the 2021 6A coach of the year award.
Glessner began his College playing career at East Florida State University, under Coach Ernie Rosseau, Glessner batted a .419 season average earning him the 6th spot in highest batting average in the State of Florida for Juco that year. At East Florida State, where he served as team captain, Glessner lead his team in average, on-base percentage and stolen bases.
At Southeastern University, under Coach Jason Beck, Glessner held a career batting average of .360, 58 stolen bases and an OBP of .453 while adding 72 runs all in two years. Glessner is 4th in program history in stolen bases during his two years tenure at Southeastern University. Glessner was 1st team all-conference in NCCAA and team MVP during his time at Southeastern University.
William Glessner holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Education from Southeastern University. Glessner held a 3.7 GPA as a student athlete for Southeastern University and a 3.8 GPA for his graduate program.
Glessner is extremely excited to be selected as the Head Baseball Coach at The University of Fort Lauderdale and looking forward to developing student athletes on and off the field.