Bobby Felmy is in his second season as an assistant coach at Bucknell in 2017. He spent the previous five years at the high school level as head coach of the nearby Shikellamy Braves in Sunbury, Pennsylvania.
Felmy is an accomplished baseball player. He was drafted in the 22nd round of the 2006 Major League Baseball Draft by the San Francisco Giants and went on to play four seasons in their minor league system. He played in the Northwest League (A) for the Salem Keizer Giants, the Southeast League (A) for the Augusta GreenJackets, the California League (A+) for the San Jose Giants, and the Eastern League (AA) for the Connecticut Defenders. As an outfielder, he hit .281 in his minor league career, with 223 RBI and a .410 slugging percentage. He ended his career with a total of 36 home runs and 82 doubles in 429 games.
Felmy played collegiately at Georgia Perimeter College and the University of Georgia. While at Georgia Perimeter from 2002-2003, Felmy was named a Second Team NJCAA All-American along with First Team All-District and All-Region honors. Felmy then transferred to Georgia, where he was an outfielder for the Bulldogs from 2003-2006. During his time at UGA, he played in the 2004 and 2006 College World Series and was a part of the 2004 SEC Championship team.
A native of Sunbury and a graduate of Shikellamy, Felmy resides in his hometown with his wife, Bria, son, Bobby, and daughter, Baylor.