|Date of birth||18 November 1978|
|Place of birth||Fairfax, Virginia, United States|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|1997–1999||VfB Stuttgart II||11||(0)|
|2002–2003||1. FSV Mainz 05||4||(0)|
|2004–2005||SSV Jahn Regensburg||30||(2)|
|2005–2006||SC Preußen Münster||11||(1)|
|2007||SC Preußen Münster||12||(2)|
|U-17 World Cup Team|
|U-20 National Team|
|2013–||RVA Football Club|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Born in Fairfax, Virginia, after graduating from high school, Gibson signed with VfB Stuttgart U-18. He went on to play two years for VfB Stuttgart reserves. After that he played for third-tier sides FC Augsburg and SV Elversberg before signing with 1. FSV Mainz 05 in the 2. Bundesliga at the age of 21. Later he played again in the third tier for SSV Jahn Regensburg, SC Preußen Münster, Kickers Emden. His last club was Rot-Weiss Ahlen in the 2. Bundesliga where he played 30 matches and scored six goals.
His professional career ending after fracturing the eye socket which also damaged the retina and optic nerve.
Following the creation of the Grover Gibson Soccer Foundation, a non-profit corporation promoting soccer, Gibson founded RVA Football Club as a youth soccer organization in Richmond, Virginia, with the senior men's team to compete in the amateur National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), considered the fourth tier of the American soccer pyramid. Gibson would coach the club in its inaugural season, leading them to a first-place finish in the Mid-Atlantic Division and all the way to the NPSL Championship game against the Sonoma County Sol.
Gibson resides currently in Fredericksburg, Virginia with his wife and three children.
- "Gibson diagnosed with serious eye injury". bundesliga.de. 11 May 2009. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
- Davidson, Gary; Courtney, Chris (24 April 2002). "Gibson agrees to terms with Mainz, looks forward to playing in Bundesliga". soccertimes.com. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
- "NPSL Seminfinals Preview". NationalPremierSoccerLeague.com. 26 July 2013. Retrieved 28 July 2013.
- Grover Gibson at kicker.de (German)