Mary Gray Johnson, a recent graduate of Tennessee Tech, has joined the Athletics staff at her alma mater where she will serve as a Graduate Assistant in the Compliance office.
Johnson graduated in the spring of 2012, earning a bachelor of arts in exercise science and physical wellness with a concentration in sports administration. Last year she was a Graduate Assistant in Tech’s Exercise Science department, before making the move over to compliance for this year.
Johnson played soccer at TTU for three seasons from 2008-09, and in 2011, suiting up as a midfielder and goalkeeper for the Golden Eagles. She was on the 2009 team that made it to the Ohio Valley Conference championship game.
Aside from her duties at Tech, Johnson is also an assistant coach for the men’s and women’s soccer teams at Cookeville High School, and is the head coach of the U-14 girls club team of the Upper Cumberland United Soccer club.
During her time at Tech, Johnson interned under Coordinator of Compliance/Special Events, Mandy Thatcher, where she assisted with event management, managed student-athlete documentation, and prepared NCAA waivers.
Born in Atlanta, Johnson grew up in Madisonville, Tenn. and attended Sequoyah High School, where she was honored three times on the all-county team for soccer.