Reggie Terry – Manager
The DC Grays are proud to welcome back Reggie Terry as our manager for his third season in 2017. Reggie is a veteran of the Ripken League, having spent three seasons as an Assistant Coach for the Bethesda Big
Train prior to taking over the top coaching spot with the Grays. He attended Norfolk State University in Norfolk, VA and he played in every game as an outfielder from 1991 through 1995. During his college playing career, he achieved various honors – Freshman of the Year, Sophomore of Year, Tournament MVPs, First Team selections, All-Region, and All-State. He was also selected as the Player of the Year with the Joe Echols Award. At the time of graduation, Terry led the Spartans in 12 of 15 career offensive hitting categories.
After hitting 17 home runs during his senior season at Norfolk State, he was signed by the Texas Rangers organization. Unfortunately, his playing career was cut short due to severe leg injury.
Reggie and his wife, Mikki’, live in Woodbridge, Virginia along with their two sons Tre’ and William.
Jimmy Williams – Assistant Coach
Coach Williams has over fifteen years of professional baseball experience playing in the Baltimore Orioles, LA Dodgers, and SF Giants organizations. He has captured Most Valuable Player, Most Popular, Topps Player of the Month, and Batting Champion Awards while playing Pro baseball.
William’s professional playing days has also seen extensive time abroad in the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama, Venezuela, Puerto Rico and the Chunichi Dragons in Japan where he played in the Japan World Series.
From 1999 to 2002, he was Head Coach at Howard University where the baseball program was cut as a varsity sport at the University after the 2002 season. He is presently Associate Coach at Prince George’s Community College where he has served as head/associate-coach since 2003.
Coach Williams completed the MLB scouting bureau program in 2004 and participates as a member of the Major League Baseball Envoy Program. He’s provided detail baseball instruction to coaches and players in Germany (2003) and in China (2004 & 2007).
A native Washingtonian, Coach Williams was born and raised in Washington DC into a family of five brothers and two sisters. He has two lovely daughters who graduated from Benedict College and Old Dominion University. He attended Eastern Senior High School.
Mike Bowers – Pitching Coach
Entering his first season with the Grays, Coach Bowers grew up in Alexandria, VA and attended Mt. Vernon HS earning honors in 4 different sports. He landed at Va.Tech playing both baseball and football. After his freshman year he transferred to Old Dominion University.
Elected co-captain his senior year, the Monarchs won the CAA title and a regional birth. In a relief appearance he held the Auburn Tigers scoreless for 4 innings sparking a great comeback helping the Monarchs along the way.
After his senior year he was hired as a pitching coach at ODU. That team repeated as CAA Champions with a regional birth at Florida State, and his staff produced 3 draft picks. With that success he was offered a job with the the Montreal Expos in rookie ball. Coach Bowers currently works as pitching coach at PGCC, and works several camps around the NOVA area.
Kevin Tatum – Assistant Coach
Coach Tatum joins the Grays coaching staff in 2017 as a veteran player of the Ripken League. He is a Northern Virginia native who grew up and went to high school in Woodbridge,Virginia. Tatum was named the Cardinal District Player of the Year as a senior at Woodbridge H.S. He earned All-State AAA second-team honors and was selected to the Virginia High School Coaches Association State All-Star Team after serving as captain of the squad and garnering MVP honors in 2011.
Kevin attended and played Division 1 baseball at Cornell University in Ithaca New York. He majored in Communications with a focus in Information Technology. Kevin was a four year starter at Cornell University. As a Freshmen, Kevin helped his team win their first ever Ivy League title and advance to the UNC Chapel Hill Regional. He went 2-3 with a walk and RBI against the #1 team at the time UNC.
He played a multitude of positions in college including: second base, third base, left field, and DH. Kevin was an All-Ivy League player all four years at Cornell while earning team MVP his Senior season. He led the team in hits, RBIs, on-base percentage, and multi-RBI games during that season.
Kevin is a seasoned member of the Ripken league, having played two summers with the Bethesda Big Train and one with the Vienna Riverdogs