Josh Gilreath serves as the Chief Sport Officer. Josh graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering. While in college, God used the ministry of FCA, coaches and teammates on the football team to disciple him. He served as a graduate assistant football coach at Mississippi State University and Indian University where he was involved with FCA through team chapels and Coaches Huddles.
Josh joined FCA staff in 2002 as the Area Director for Mississippi State University and the Golden Triangle. He was later promoted to Multi-Area Director for Northeast Mississippi. In 2014, Josh began serving as the State Director for Mississippi and remained in that capacity until being named the Regional Vice President of the Carolinas Region in 2017.
Josh was introduced to his wife, Ashlea, by an FCA supporter who set them up on a blind date in 2006. They have been married since 2007 and have two children, Jet (2010) and Eva Cate (2011). Ashlea also serves on FCA staff and enjoys mentoring female athletes and providing administrative support. Jet enjoys all things football and Eva loves horseback riding, art and soccer. The Gilreath family enjoys spending time together by going on walks and hikes, watching movies and sporting events, playing games and taking trips.