Performance Operations Manager
Coach Chris Gray joined Ignition APG as a Senior Performance Specialist and Director of High School Programming in the spring of 2017. Gray now oversees all trainer operations and serves at the Performance Operations Manager. Gray comes to Ignition from the University of Cincinnati where he worked directly with the Football, Women’s Soccer, Cross Country and Tennis teams. Prior to his time at UC, Gray was also an Assistant Strength Coach for the Villanova football program. Additionally, Gray served as the Head Strength Coach and Offensive Line Coach for Misericordia University. Over the span of his four years at Misericordia University, Gray trained and designed programming for 24 NCAA teams and dozens of national playoff teams. He began his coaching career at his alma matter, Ithaca College, as a graduate assistant coach. He was a 3-year starter and All American who helped lead the program to two NCAA playoff appearances.
Gray received his bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and his Masters of Education in Health and Physical Education from Ithaca College. Gray holds certifications from the NSCA (CSCS), USAW, and Ignition Speed System (ISSC).