Former MV Coach Hired as IGHSAU Associate Director

A former Maquoketa Valley High School coach has been hired as the Associate Director of the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union.

Gary Ross will begin his duties on August 1st. He will be the sport administrator for basketball, cross country and track and field.

Ross has been the activities director at Johnston since 1995, with nine of the school’s teams winning state championships during his tenure.

Prior to his arrival at Johnston, Ross was an assistant principal and activities director at New Hampton. He has also coached and taught at Marion, Linn-Mar and Maquoketa Valley.

And he has also been active in leadership positions on the state level with the Iowa High School Athletic Association and the Iowa High School Athletic Directors Association.


(photo courtesy of IGHSAU)