Seminoles - Nick GrayUpdatedTuesday January 24, 2017 byTLBR.
Seminoles - Nick Gray
Nick Gray is a lifelong resident of Tallahassee Florida where he attended Florida High School. As a prep athlete Nick starred at Florida High School in both Basketball and Baseball. Nick played for two legendary high school coaches while attending Florida High in Jeff Hogan and John Hollenbeck. Nick was the 2-time FACA 3A Player of the Year, a 2-Time 1st Team All-State Selection, a 2- Time 1st Team All Big-Bend Selection, and was the runner-up as a senior for the prestigious Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Baseball.
As a participant in the Tallahassee-Leon Babe Ruth baseball program ages 13 through 15, Nick won the Babe Ruth MVP during the 1994 season.
Nick would go on to be drafted by legendary scout Luke Wren of the Boston Red Sox in 1997. Nick would turn down the Red Sox’s offer and attend North Florida Community and Mississippi Delta Community College where he was an All-Conference Selection and gain All-American honorable mention status at both schools. After junior college Nick would attend Thomas University where he would go on to set numerous offensive school records to include being the school’s all-time homerun leader.
Following his collegiate career Nick would join the United States Army and serve 18 months in combat attached to the 2nd Armored Calvary Regiment in Iraq.
Following his military service Nick would return to Tallahassee and begin a career in law enforcement for the Wakulla County Sherriff’s Department before moving on to Florida State University as a law enforcement officer where he is currently employed. Nick is married to the former Lee Ann Goleman. Lee Ann attended LSU and is currently working as an accountant in Tallahassee. Nick and Lee Ann have four children, Mackenzie (15) Fallon (10) and twin boys Cooper (4) and Drew (4) .