Hired on February 4, 2010, Mondray Gee enters his 15th year in the NFL, spending the first seven in Detroit and two in Green Bay’s weight room. Recommended to coach Carroll by GM John Schneider, who also worked in Green Bay before joining Seattle.
In Seattle, Gee works alongside the athletic training staff to conduct comprehensive and rigorous rehabilitation programs for players returning from injured reserve and/or the interteam’s physically unable to perform list.
Last season, he worked with a trio of defensive backs to aid their return to the field. Cornerbacks Jeremy Lane (groin) and Tharold Simon (foot) returned from their injuries to compete in a deep secondary unit during the team’s run to Super Bowl XLIX, while safety Eric Pinkins (foot) returns this offseason.
In 2011, wide receiver Deon Butler, who suffered a broken leg, and cornerback Roy Lewis, who underwent knee surgery returned from the physically unable to perform list during the season to be productive backups. Gee followed this success with another rehabilitation program for cornerback Walter Thurmond in 2012, aiding him in his return to the playing field from multiple lower leg injuries.
While in Green Bay, Gee worked with players on improving power development, speed, recovery & regeneration and flexibility. Was a part of the staff that helped Pro Bowl players Nick Collins, Aaron Rodgers, Clay Matthews and Charles Woodson earn a trip to the postseason in 2009 with an 11-5 record.
His primary duties in Detroit included designing, organizing and executing strength and conditioning procedures, as well as assisting with practice and assisting the defensive staff on game days.
Prior to his tenure in Detroit, Gee worked in many capacities at Michigan State (1996-2001). At the school, he assisted the strength and conditioning department and the football team. He worked as an intern as an undergrad and served as a graduate assistant from 2000-01.
Gee earned a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology education in 1999, and secured a master’s degree in athletic administration in 2002.
At Michigan State, he worked with several NFL players including Chris Baker, T.J. Duckett, Julian Peterson, Plaxico Burress and Renaldo Hill. He also worked with other athletes, including NBA players Jason Richardson, Charlie Bell and Zach Randolph.
In the summer of 1999, Gee interned for the Chicago Cubs Class A affiliate, Lansing Lug - nuts, assisting major leaguer Carlos Zambrano.
Gee, pronounced like the letter ‘G,’ is an avid music listener, enjoys working out, birdwatching and was on the 2014 Gatorade advisory board along with fellow NFL strength coaches, athletic trainers and nutritionists.
His cousin, Super Bowl XXXVI champion Karl Williams, who played in the NFL for nine seasons (1996-2004), is the all-time leader in punt return yards for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2,279).
Born on June 15, 1976, in Detroit, Mich., Gee attended Wayne Memorial High School in Wayne, Mich., where he played basketball, ran track and was a part of the school choir.