Class of 1990
Wrestled at Champaign High School for Coach Bob Mann, a Hall of Famer and at Eastern Illinois for Hall of Famer Hop Pinther.
His coaching career was at Tolono Unity where he assisted for a number of years, where he has been for 21 years.
His officiating career began while in college and no numbers 25 years.
During his officiating career he has worked 20 Regional and 17 Sectionals.
He has worked 10 Individual State Championships and both years that the State Duals have been separated.
Ray was named Official of the Year in 1981.
National Federation Official of the Year in 1990.