Bay hires Grady as its new athletic director

PANAMA CITY, Fla (WJHG/WECP) - Some news Thursday on the high school athletic front.

Bay Principal Billy May sending an email Thursday with the announcement of the school's new athletic director.

Principal May hiring Michael Grady as the new A.D.

Coach Grady has been a mainstay at Bay for the past decade teaching and coaching the men's basketball team.

Grady stepped down as head coach a few months ago. And is stepping in replacing former A.D. Vern Barth.

Principal May says Grady's knowledge of the students, community, and athletic programs makes him a natural choice and a great asset.