I was born and raised right here in Mansfield. I graduated from MHS in 1989 and married my high school sweetheart, Tiffany, in 1992. I have an undergraduate degree from Columbia College in secondary education (history) and a master's degree in educational administration from William Woods University. The 2019-2020 school year is my 20th year in education. I have taught in Cabool and Seymour as well as spent two years as the high school principal at Seymour. I am in my 7th year at Mansfield and there truly is "no place like home"!
I am blessed to be able to see my wife and kids on a daily basis at school. Tiff teaches middle school and our three boys all attend (or graduated from) Mansfield. Jacob is a junior at Missouri State University, Kile is a junior and Brock is in eighth grade.
In addition to teaching I am also the head softball coach at MHS. Although most students call me "Coach Gray", my passion is in the classroom talking about all things related to the history of our great nation!