Editor's note: Holmes Community College is in Mississippi, not Kansas. The Courier regrets the error.
The Holmes Community College Board of Trustees has named Midway, Ga. native Raymond Gross as the Bulldogs’ next head football coach.
The 2019 season was Gross’ sixth at Holmes Community College. Before he began coaching,
Gross, a former Bradwell Institute standout, was a four-year letterman at Georgia Southern, where he led the Eagles to back-to-back NCAA I-AA National Championships during the 1989 and 1990 seasons.
He posted a career record of 44-8 as a starting quarterback and held the school record for rushing attempts in a season at 695. He put up some outstanding numbers while at Georgia Southern. After Georgia Southern, he played professionally in Italy.
Gross holds a bachelor’s degree in commercial recreation from Georgia Southern University and a master’s degree in education from Cambridge College.
He has one son, Adam “A.J.”, 10.