Bryant GroveDirector of Operations / Co-Founder
Bryant Grove spent more than a decade as an Assistant Coach/Defensive Coordinator in Indoor and Arena Leagues with four different organizations. From 2007-2017 he served in a number of roles to include Defensive Coordinator of the West Texas Roughnecks of the Indoor Football League, where he coached what could be argued as the best IFL defense of all-time(2011). His unit recorded over 40 interceptions in one season and still holds records for least yardage and points allowed in a single season. Along his journey he has also served as a consultant and his last coaching stop was in Green Bay, WI with the Green Bay Blizzard.
Grove attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham(1993-94), where he played for the legendary Coach Jim "DOC" Hilyer and later graduated from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale(2007-09).
He and his family reside in Jacksonville, Florida. Grove is a native of Mobile, Alabama and a graduate of both McGill-Toolen Catholic High School(1988) & Bishop State Community College(1993). Grove served honorably in the United States Marine Corps(3rd LAI BN Okinawa, Japan), Alabama Army National Guard/Operation Enduring Freedom(1st 20th SFG ABN), and USCGR/Operation Iraqi Freedom(PSU 308). He also spent eight(8) plus years in active Law Enforcement. Grove is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.(ΩΨΦ) which is one of nine(9) Black Greek letter organizations under the umbrella of the National Pan-Hellenic Council known as the "Divine Nine"