|Title:||Associate Head Coach|
Bill Delaney was named assistant baseball coach at Mercy College in the fall of 2008. He assists with the day-to-day operations of the program, recruiting and position instruction. On August 19, 2011, Delaney was promoted to Associate Head Coach.
A Mercy College alumnus, Delaney played baseball and men's basketball. He was a first baseman and catcher on the baseball team for Mercy College Hall of Fame coach Rick Wolff with some of the most successful teams in program history. He batted .411 in 1978 and was a captain of the 1980 squad that posted wins over Pace, Iona, and Fordham. He was also a forward for coach Joe Flower with the men's basketball squad led by Tom Sivulich that recorded victories over Division I Stony Brook and Colgate University.
Delaney carries a successful coaching background at the amateur level. As a head coach and assistant, he has led the New Jersey Bandits AAU teams to tournament championships in Omaha, Neb., Cooperstown, N.Y., North Branford, Conn. and Parsippany, N.J. Delaney has also conducted private hitting and pitching instruction at Teel's in Closter, N.J.
Delaney graduated from Mercy College in 1980 with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. He was named to the Who's Who Among Students, also in 1980. In March of 2011, he was presented with the Dr. Ann Grow Friend of Atheltics Award for his tireless efforts on behalf of Mercy College.