Track and field career
Gary was an accomplished cross-country runner, winning a national title in 2003 and having two top-3 finishes in 2004 at the national championships. Gary competed in the 1998 and 2004 IAAF World Cross Country Championships.
Gary was the head cross-country coach (1996-2012) and head track and field coach (2006-2012) for the Ohio State Buckeyes, but was fired for irregular financial reporting. Gary is currently the head track and field and cross-country coach for the Furman Paladins.
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