Gary began his playing career in Portsmouth, England, captaining his Portsmouth College U-18 team and representing Hampshire county in the England Schoolboy leagues. He continued his career in America, at Long Island University’s Southampton College before transitioning to C. W. Post for his junior and senior years. East Coast Conference champion in 2005 and qualifying for the NCAA tournament in 2006, Gary scored 6 goals his senior year for the Pioneers, playing every minute of the season.
His coaching career began in Sag Harbor at Pierson’s Middle School, after graduating college in 2007. Later becoming the Assistant Boy’s Varsity Coach at Southampton High School in 2010, where he coaches currently.
Gary is also Colonial Sports Group’s Youth Director, working as a trainer for the Long Island Junior Southampton Soccer Club, for ages 4-17.
Also, Gary belongs to the FutureStars family as the soccer director for the Southampton facility, heading camps and clinics all year round.
Gary graduated from C.W Post with a BA in Psychology in 2007 and is currently enrolled at LIU working towards a Masters degree in Early Childhood Education.