Alex Grendi

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Alex Grendi
Personal information
Full name Alex Grendi
Date of birth (1987-07-28) July 28, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2005–2008 Pennsylvania Quakers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007 Long Island Rough Riders 16 (3)
2009 Columbus Crew 3 (0)
2010 Long Island Rough Riders 8 (2)
2011 Wilmington Hammerheads 8 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 4, 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).

Alex Grendi (born July 28, 1987 in Cold Spring Harbor, New York) is an American soccer player.



Grendi played college soccer at the University of Pennsylvania. During his college years Grendi also played with Long Island Rough Riders in the USL Premier Development League.[1]


Grendi was drafted in the third round (45th overall) of the 2009 MLS SuperDraft by the Columbus Crew. He made his professional debut on 21 March 2009, in Crew's first game of the 2009 MLS season against Houston Dynamo,[2] and subsequently played three MLS games before being cut on March 23, 2010.[3]

Having been released due to a reoccurring knee injury, Grendi returned to the University of Pennsylvania to finish his degree and play for the Long Island Rough Riders in the USL Premier Development League in 2010.[4]

On April 5, 2011, Grendi signed with Wilmington Hammerheads of the USL Pro league.[5] On June 6, 2011, Grendi tore his ACL and was unable to play for the remainder of the season.

Grendi now works for AX Soccer Tours and helps place North American based players in professional leagues in Europe, Asia, and the United States.[6]


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