Rookie Questions with Cole Grossman

Second round pick out of Duke answered a few questions on his first day

Cole Grossman stopped by after his first day of training to tell Crew Soccer Nation a little about himself.

College

  • Two-time All-ACC honors (first/second teams)
  • Two-time ACC Honor Roll
  • 2010: Soccer America Preseason All‐America
  • 2009: NSCAA All-South Region Second Team, ACC Player of the Week (Sept. 7), Duke/Nike Classic All‐Tournament Team
  • 2007: All‐ACC Freshmen Team

Personal

  • Cole holds black belt in Chinese kempo karate
  • Father played soccer at Williams College and his uncle played baseball at Yale
  • History major

High School

  • Ranked 20th by Rise Magazine in 2007, 2006 adidas Youth All-America, adidas ESP All‐Star
  • All-State,
    All-Metro, and All-Conference teams his one season of high school soccer
  • St. Louis
    University High School

Club/National Team

  • Cary
    Clarets, led the team to the PDL Semifinals in 2009
  • ODP All
    Region, Region II Team member (2003-2004)