Coach Ian Gray is entering his second season as head coach with Chaparral after serving as a Varsity Assistant Coach in the 2016-17 season.

Coach Gray is a 2010 graduate of Chaparral and helped the Firebirds win a state title in 2009.  While at Chaparral he was a two-time First Team All-State defender and captained the team in his final three seasons.  He was recruited to play Division 1 lacrosse at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) where he played close Defense and started every game his final 2 years while earning his Bachelor's degree in Sociology.

Off the field Ian works for Vanguard in Scottsdale, AZ. Coach Gray has coached with many of the local club teams including Force Lacrosse Club, 3d Arizona, and the Arizona Outlaws and continues to help foster the growth of lacrosse at the youth level in Arizona.