Bill Wilson - Head Coach (620) 640-1297
Coach Wilson started his coaching career back in 1979. He began coaching as a graduate assistant at Emporia State University and was also the American Legion coach in Emporia from 1981-84. In 1985, GCHS fielded its inaugural baseball team, and Coach Wilson came to Garden City to accept his first high school coaching job. During his 10 years as coach, the Buffalos won six regional championships and a #1 state ranking in 1992. The 1992 team garnered a 20-1 record and a #1 seed entering the state tournament that year. The '92 team was ranked 14th in the country by the National High School Baseball Coaches Association.
From 1995-97 Coach Wilson served as head coach at Lakeland High School in Lakeland Florida. His team finished with a 21-4 record in 1996 and was awarded the District 8 Coach of the Year. From 2001-03 Coach Wilson was the head coach at Holcomb High School.
Coach Wilson's playing days included three years at Emporia State University from 1971-74 which included a 21-9 record as a starter for the Hornets. After completing his junior year at ESU, Coach Wilson was drafted in the 15th round of the major league draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Coach Wilson played three years in the Dodger organization before being traded to the Angels organization making it to the Triple A level his last two seasons.