Thaddius Markray begins his third season as an assistant coach at Bossier Parish Community College.
Coach Markray is a native of Springhill, LA where he graduated from Springhill High School. During his high school career as the Lumberjack’s 3rd baseman Markray received All-District and All-American honors in 1996 and 1997.
In 1997 Coach Markray was a 3rd round draft pick out of Springhill High School for the Cincinnati Reds. Markray begin his pro career as a 3rd baseman, but in 2000 moved from 3rd base to the pitching mound. His career in the minors includes the New York Yankees – 2003, Kansas City Royals – 2004-2007 (made it to AAA in 2007), Shreveport Bossier Captains – 2008-2010 and was also the pitching coach for the Captains during 2009-2010. The summer of 2011 – Pitching Coach for the Grand Prairie AirHogs who went on to win the American Association championship.
Coach Markray resides in Shreveport, LA and has one son, Javien (9).