Dowling Assistant Coach Grudge Featured On soccercoachtv.com
Oakdale, N.Y. - Men's Soccer assistant coach
Mike Grudge was recently featured on soccercoachtv.com for not only
his extensive history in the sport of soccer, but also his
membership in the band Brass Construction.
A native of Sheffield, England, Grudge spent 15 years at New York City Tech Junior College, where he was the head coach for 10 years. During his head tenure at Tech, Grudge was named CUNY Coach of the Year twice and led his team to five conference championships. Grudge compiled a record of 82-48-19 during his term and made 10 consecutive Region 15 NJCAA Tournament appearances and coached seven All-Americans. He then went on to become an assistant coach at Stony Brook University before joining Dowling College.
Off the field, Grudge has been a member of the group Brass Construction, a nine-piece pop/R&B band, since 1972. Grudge plays bass guitar and saxophone and sings lead vocals for the group, which received a Grammy nomination in 1977 for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance. The band has toured with such acts as The Jacksons and Chaka Khan. The band, which has recorded 12 total albums, has three gold albums and one platinum album to its credit and currently performs in Atlantic City and Connecticut casinos and the Apollo in New York City. Grudge also writes and produces house music CDs.
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Provided by the Dowling Sports Information Department.