COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) -- The Mississippi University for Woman has announced the hiring of Gray Massey as the school's first woman's soccer coach.
Massey comes to MUW from East Central Community College where he has served as head soccer coach for the past five seasons.
He guided the Lady Warriors to the semifinals in Region 23 for the first time in school history and his 2014 team was named the National Academic Team of the Year.
Prior to coaching at ECCC, Massey was the head coach of the girl's and boy's soccer teams at Florence High School, leading his teams to three state championships in eight seasons at the school.
Massey is a Brandon native and played soccer at Northwest Rankin High School, Hinds Community College and Mississippi College.
His first day on the job is December 14.