Cole Grossman

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Cole Grossman
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Personal information
Full name Nicholas Holland Grossman
Date of birth (1989-04-10) April 10, 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 8
Youth career
2007–2010 Duke Blue Devils
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 Cary Clarets 12 (4)
2011–2012 Columbus Crew 12 (1)
2013–2014 Real Salt Lake 21 (1)
2015– Stabæk 20 (4)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 23, 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

Nicholas Holland "Cole" Grossman (born April 10, 1989 in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American soccer player currently playing for Stabæk in the Norwegian Tippeligaen.


College and amateur[edit]

Grossman is a product of Duke University, where he appeared in 70 career games (starting 59) and achieved 25 goals and 24 assists. During his time with Duke, Grossman was a two-time NSCAA All-South Region team pick (2nd in 2009 and 1st in 2010) and was named in the All-ACC teams twice (2nd 2009 and 1st in 2010).[1] He was named a Soccer America and All-American in 2010.

During his college years, Grossman also played with the Cary Clarets of the USL Premier Development League during their 2009 season.[2]


On January 14, 2011, Grossman was drafted in the second round (28th overall) in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft by Columbus Crew.[3] He made his professional debut on February 22, 2011 in the first leg of the Crew's CONCACAF Champions League quarter-final series against Real Salt Lake.[4]

On November 19, 2012 Grossman was selected by Real Salt Lake in the waiver draft, after being released by Columbus earlier that day.[5]

After two seasons with Salt Lake, in January 2015 Grossman signed with Stabæk in Norway's top league, the Tippeligaen.[6] Grossman made his debut with Stabæk on 6 April 2015


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