Spring Sports

Head Coach | Josh Bailey

Josh Bailey begins his first season as Head Coach for the Knights. Josh has been giving private baseball instruction for 11 years. He has also served as a pitching coach at the High School and Junior College level. The Lafayette, La native was a high school star at Bethany Christian School, where he was a five-time All District player and three-time first team All-State hitter. He was a career .571 hitter with 16 home runs and was a member of the 2006 LBCA All Star team.

After his high school career, Bailey was highly recruited and ultimately joined the pitching staff at LSU-Eunice, where he was a key part of the 2008 NJCAA World Series championship team. He was 10-2 with a 2.48 ERA in his time at LSU-E, and finished with a team-leading 17 relief appearances during the World Series run. Bailey completed his playing career as a Ragin’ Cajun at UL-Lafayette under coach Tony Robichaux. Coach Bailey graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2015 with a Bachelor’s Degree in General Studies.

Head Coach | Joseph Fraher

Coach Fraher is new to Gilbert Christian High School this year as a Social Studies teacher, but he comes to GCHS with more than 10 years of high school softball coaching experience and 30 years of coaching experience and program administration of various sports at multiple levels. Most recently he was the JV softball coach at Gilbert High School from 2018 until last year.

Head Coach | Matt Segerstrom

Originally from Western Wisconsin, Matt spent his early years playing football, basketball, and golf while helping his family take care of their dairy farm. He started his coaching career early, coaching basketball at his High School alma mater for three years while attending college. He met his wife Kelly, an Arizona native, while in college and then relocated to Arizona in 2002. Matt & Kelly have been married since 2005 and were blessed with two boys: PJ (16) and Karter (12). Matt has called Queen Creek home for the past 19 years. He continued his love for sports and coaching through his children, volunteering to coach any youth sport that needed him. Matt owns and operates Modern Splendor Homes, a luxury home building company here in the valley.

Track & Field

Head Coach | Logan Pinkerton

Gilbert Christian High School is thrilled to announce the hiring of our new Varsity Head Coach for Track & Field, Logan Pinkerton. A 2016 graduate of GCHS, Coach Pinkerton returns to Knights Track & Field where he completed a very successful career as a student-athlete that included 6 State Championships. Following high school he furthered his Track & Field career at Wheaton College in Chicago. After graduating from Wheaton in 2020, Logan returned to Gilbert and also served this past fall as an assistant coach for GCHS Swim. He is married to Hannah Pinkerton, who serves as a GCS third grade teacher at the Greenfield Campus.

Men's Tennis

Head Coach | Chris Russell

Women's Tennis

Head Coach | Michele Miller

Men's Volleyball

Head Coach | Michelle petrey

Coach Petrey joined the GCS Sports Medicine and Physical Education staff this year after serving 8 years as Athletic Director and Coach at Val Vista Academy. Prior to her time at Val Vista Academy, she worked as the Strength and Conditioning Coach for various universities and organizations in Arizona and Ohio. Coach Petrey brings many things to this position, including her heart for ministry and mentorship, her experience as a successful coach and leader, and her competitive drive and pursuit of excellence.

Beach Volleyball

Head Coach | Bill Tennison

Coach Tennison has been coaching at Gilbert Christian for the last 7 years. Most recently, he has served as the varsity head beach coach since the program’s inception in 2019, and the head middle court volleyball coach starting in 2013. Prior to coaching volleyball at GCS, Coach Tennison coached court volleyball at Mountain View High School (Mesa, AZ) and American International School (Moscow, Russia). He also coaches basketball and baseball at the youth level in the valley.