MWISD Superintendent Dr. Gail Haterius said she was pleased with the hire.
"We are excited to have Coach Gerald Perry as our new Athletic Director/head football coach," she said. "We are always searching for ways to consistently provide students with excellent athletic opportunities.
"Coach Perry will ensure the continuity of effort by overseeing all athletic programs in the District. He will oversee the entire athletic program allowing for continuity that benefits each age or skill level.
"Coach Perry desires excellence in every program for every student. This expectation lines up very well with the District’s philosophy. We believe we have selected the right person for our leadership team that will continue the Ram tradition of excellence.”