Aug. 20, 2012
STORRS, Conn. – UConn softball head coach Karen Mullins announced the hiring of new assistant coach Alex Gray to the 2012 Husky staff. Gray brings a wealth of experience to the Connecticut coaching staff as he has several years of experience coaching at various high school and collegiate levels. Gray also served as a Health and Physical Education teacher from 2007-2012.
“We are extremely excited to welcome Alex into the UConn family,” said Mullins. “His energy, passion and enthusiasm are contagious.”
Most recently, Gray was the head softball coach at Lowndes High School in Georgia where he compiled a 67-34 overall record and led the squad to three Region Championships and being ranked a top-ten team in Georgia in both 2009 and 2010. For Gray’s efforts with the Vikings he was tabbed the 2012 Head Coach for the South All-Star Team in the GACA Softball Showcase.
In addition to coaching for the varsity team at Lowndes, Gray served as the head junior varsity and varsity coach at Richmond Hill High School from 2009-12 and reached the first round of the state tournament in 2009. He also was the head golf coach and junior varsity coach for women’s basketball at Richmond Hill.
Gray earned his Associates degree from Young Harris College and his Bachelors in speech communications from Valdosta State in 2002. He lettered in baseball two years at Young Harris and two years for the Blazers. Gray served as an assistant coach with the Blazers’ softball team from 2001-2002 while at Valdosta.