Mr. Gary W. Ray assumed the position as Executive Director in August 2007. He had served as Assistant Executive Director since May 26, 2001. He graduated from Glenville State College and received his Masters Degree from the WV College of Graduate Studies in 1979. He became athletic director and assistant principal of Oak Hill High School in 1978 and assumed the principalship in 1995. He was active with the WVSSAC Coaches’ Association and the West Virginia Athletic Directors’ Association. He has also been a member of the WVSSAC Board of Directors, TARGET Committee, and WVSSAC Sportsmanship Committee.
C. W. “Butch” Powell, former athletic director, teacher, and boys’ basketball coach at Nicholas County High School, was appointed Assistant Executive Director on September 1, 1997. Powell comes to the WVSSAC office with 28 years of teaching, coaching, and athletic administration experience including a five year tenure at Kingwood High School in Preston County. Powell is also an inductee into the Alderson Broaddus College Battler Hall of Fame.
Miss Kelly Geddis was appointed Assistant Executive Director on October 17, 2002. She earned her teaching certification in English and Physical Education in 1981 and completed her Masters Degree in Sport Management and her Administration Certification from West Virginia University. Kelly began her teaching career at Morgantown High School where she coached the sports of cheer, girls’ basketball and boys’ track. In 1987 she became Athletic Director and later served as an Assistant Principal. Kelly has been an instructor for the WVSSAC Coaches Education Program since its inception in 1991 and is also an instructor for the American Association of Cheerleaders, Coaches and Advisors (AACCA).
Mr. Ray Londeree, former Principal at Valley (F) High School, was appointed Assistant Executive Director on March 15, 2007. He received his AB from Concord College and MS degree from WV College of Graduate Studies. He has served as principal at Oak Hill High School, Eastern Greenbrier Jr. High and Gauley Bridge High/Middle School. He also coached several sports and was athletic director at Valley, Mt. Hope and Oak Hill High School. He has also been a member of the WVSSAC Board of Directors.