|Title:||Defensive Coordinator, Recruiting Coordinator, Defensive Backs-Safeties|
Jim Gray enters his fifth season since joining Ben Noonan's staff in 2013, and will be entering his second season as the defensive coordinator for the Wolverines. He became part of the Sierra College program after 28 years of football coaching experience at multiple levels.
Gray played football, track, basketball and baseball at Douglas High School in Rapid City, SD. After graduating in 1980, he played for four years at South Dakota St. and, in 1985, tried out for the NFL’s Miami Dolphins and the USFL’s Arizona Wranglers. A Supervising Probation Officer for Sacramento County (1986-present), Gray has coached at Yuba College (1986-87), Del Campo HS (1987-90), Bella Vista HS (1990-95), the Placer HS Jr. Hillmen (1997-2006), and Placer HS (2006-13). In 2013 at Sierra, Coach Gray coached the versatile Calvin Burns to the All-Valley Conference 1st team.
Jim and Juli live in Auburn with children Michael, Conor, Ryan, Collin, Parker and Alex.