Jordan Grant joined the UC staff in January 2017. Previously, he coached three seasons as an assistant with the Mount Vernon Nazarene University men’s soccer program. Grant arrived at MVNU after spending 2013 as an assistant coach at Taylor University (Ind.). He has additional coaching experience with the U17 boys Classics Eagles out of Columbus, Ohio and is currently coaching with the Northern Kentucky Soccer Academy select boys U17 and U19 teams.
Grant had an outstanding collegiate playing career at Taylor from 2011-12 and played at NCAA Division II Northern Kentucky University from 2009-11.
At Taylor, Grant was a starting winger, a second team all-conference selection, and helped his team to an appearance in the NAIA national tournament and a Crossroads Conference championship. In addition, Grant was part of a national championship team at NKU, scoring a goal in the national title game. Additional playing experience included stints with the PDL’s Cincinnati Dutch Lions, Bridges FC, and Cincinnati United Premier Super 20’s.
Grant graduated from Taylor University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. He is currently in the Master of Business Administration program at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.
He holds his National D license from the United States Soccer Federation and his NSCAA GK 1 certificate from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. In the offseason, Grant helped coach the 2001 ODP State Boys team.
Grant married his wife Stephanie in July of 2014.