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Griffins video coach dies on trip with team

Posted: 4:55 PM, Nov 01, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-01 18:29:01-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A Grand Rapids Griffins coach died Friday while on the road with the team.

Bill LeRoy, a video coach, died Friday in Winnipeg, Manitoba where the team is preparing for a game this weekend. The Griffins didn’t release any more information on his death.

LeRoy had been a member of the Griffins’ staff since 2001.

“He will be incredibly missed and his impact upon the organization will be enduring,” the team said in a statement.