Rick Perry has been involved in athletics for over 53 years. He is originally from Atlanta, GA where he grew up playing several sports. He as an All-State Quarterback in DeKalb County, and signed to play with Furman University. He has a lot of sports role models throughout his upbringing and was very proud of his father’s coaching success throughout his childhood.
Rick joined Coca-Cola in a customer facing role immediately after graduating college. He learned the importance of quality customer service and always doing the right thing. He quickly progressed in the Coca-Cola business where he grew his responsibility and expanded his career. He served in various sales leadership roles that provided him with operational and general management experience. Rick was fortunate to retire from Coca-Cola after 28 years of service.
Once retired, Rick joined a large Atlanta-based sports training facility. Rick’s previous business experience enabled him to expand and grow the footprint of the business. In 2010, he left the sports training business when his wife was transferred to North Florida but continued to live his passion by coaching baseball.
Rick and his wife Marie have 3 children, Ryan, Luke, and Ema. He’s coached Luke throughout his baseball career and knows the importance of a family-centric facility.
At Future Top Prospects, Rick will serve as President and Director of Operations. He and his team are committed to delivering the most professional advanced training and development programs in the North Florida area. FTP will teach the sound fundamentals and techniques to build a solid foundation for your future athlete.