Lynn Gray B.A., M.S. has been an experienced instructor and department head for over 26 years. Her instructional experience covers elementary, middle school, and high school. Lynn’s highlights include: Teacher of the Year twice, a finalist once, Peer Counselor of the Year, 14 years as an instructor and department head in the Hillsborough County Public Schools, 9 years of instruction and department head at Jesuit High School, and 3 years as a part time adjunct instructor for Jesus Mary Joseph (JMJ) of Tampa Bay Homeschooling.
Lynn Gray has been a business owner of Take…The First Step for over 15 years, which includes a full size training center. Take…The First Step Club serves both kids and adults to take part in healthy choices such as the walk-to-run movement. Her commitment to children’s health extends throughout the Hillsborough County Public School system’s elementary schools as the curriculum author of the Running Clubs.
Lynn Gray is a recognized author for Runners’ World magazine and other publications including her own books: Conquering the Marathon and Fit and Faster. Lynn has been a resident of Tampa for 51 years and married to Lewis Gray for 32 years. They have one son – Thomas Gray and a beautiful granddaughter. She is a recognized athlete as a runner of 12 Boston Marathons and age group winner for over 35 years. Lynn will soon be running her 100th marathon. She is a recognized “style” parachute competitor of over 1200 jumps, and who trained with the U.S. Army team – The Golden Knights.