Simon B. Gray

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Simon B. Gray
Current position
TitleAthletic director
Biographical details
BornPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Alma materUniversity of Richmond, Eastern Kentucky University
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1998–1999Boston College (Intern)
1999–2001East Tennessee State (Media Relations)
2001–2005Richmond (Assistant AD)
2005–2014Eastern Kentucky (Associate AD)
2013Eastern Kentucky (interim AD)
2014Eastern Kentucky (interim AD)

Simon B. Gray is an American college athletics administrator. He has been the athletic director of Niagara University since May 16, 2014.[1]

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Richmond in 1998 and a Master of Science degree in sport administration from Eastern Kentucky University.[2]

Gray began his career as an athletic media relations intern at Boston College (1998–99) where he was the media contact for the ice hockey team. From 1999 until 2001 he was the Director of Athletic Media Relations at East Tennessee State University, and between 2001 and 2005 Gray was Director of Athletics Public Relations of the Richmond Spiders, at his alma mater, the University of Richmond. From July 2005 to July 2011 he served as Eastern Kentucky University's Associate Athletics Director for Advancement, and in August 2011, Gray was promoted to Senior Associate Athletics Director with two separate stints as the acting athletic director (January to July 2013 and January to May 2014), before joining the Niagara Purple Eagles as Athletic Director.[3]


  1. ^ MICHAEL MROZIAK. "Niagara introduces Simon Gray as their new AD". Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Colleges - The Buffalo News". Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Simon Gray named Director of Athletics for Niagara University". Retrieved 2 January 2018.

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