Born and raised in Wichita, KS Billy played baseball out of Southwest Boys Club in his youth and attended High School at Northwest where he played football, basketball, and baseball. After High School he played at Butler County Community College for two years before walking on at Wichita State University in 1990. In 1991, he became a First Team All American at 2B and was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 17th round of the June draft.
Billy played infield and outfield as a professional and reached as high as AAA while playing for five different affiliated teams, which included the Padres, Red Sox, Reds, Marlins, and the Rockies. He also played five seasons in Independent Ball with the Somerset Patriots in New Jersey. He set a professional baseball record for stolen bases with 66 straight without being caught. While playing professionally for 15 years, he also had the opportunity to play in Venezuela, Mexico and Korea.
After his playing days, he worked at a hitting facility in New Jersey for 10 years before moving back to Wichita to finish his degree in psychology at Wichita State. In 2012 he was a volunteer assistant for the baseball team at Wichita State. In 2012 and 2013 he coached the Derby Twins of the Jayhawk Summer League.
Billy has been involved with baseball for forty years which includes instructing for over 20 years and coaching for 10. Before coming over to Impact Sports, he was an instructor at Balls-N-Strikes for three years and a coach and director of the Wichita Reds High School program.
Now, he is the Director of Baseball Operations, Instructor, and Head Coach of the 17U Arsenal Stars at Impact and is highly involved with League 42.