Fred Perry brings 25 years of coaching experience into the start of his 15th year on the Westfield State staff. Perry works with the Owl outfielders and serves as the third base coach along with compiling and disseminating scouting information.
During Perry's tenure the Owls have produced four NCAA Tournament berths (2007, 2009, 2010, 2018) and six Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) regular season championships (2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2017, 2018).
Perry finished his ninth summer managing Peoples Bank of the Western Mass. Tri-County Baseball League, comprised of collegiate and former collegiate players. He led the team to their eigth consecutive league championship.
Perry also has a wealth of experience coaching youth baseball, managing two state championship teams in the Sandy Koufax league and one state champion in the Mickey Mantle league. He also spent six seasons at the helm of Agawam Post 185, qualifying for the playoffs each year.
In addition to his coaching duties during the summer, Perry has been an active member of the Western Mass. Baseball Umpires Association (WMBUA) for the past 16 years. He continues to call games and assigns for the high school fall baseball league.