Greg Crum Named Head Football Coach at Greensboro College:GC to lead GC Pride

Posted by Press Release on April 21, 2016 at 4:01 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Greg Crum Named Head Football Coach
(Courtesy of Greensboro College Director of Sports Information, Wes Gullett)

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greg Crum has been named the fifth head football coach in Greensboro College history, Director of Athletics Bryan Galuski announced Thursday.

“Greg’s enthusiasm, passion, and enormous amount of energy will certainly have an immediate impact on our football program,” Galuski said. “He has all of the personal attributes needed to lead and mentor our student-athletes.

“Greg understands and values the importance of being named our head football coach and is committed to making sure our student-athletes will have an excellent collegiate experience. On behalf of our athletic department, I would like to welcome him and his family to our Greensboro College family.”

Crum brings a wealth of collegiate coaching experience on all levels, including stops at Fordham University (NCAA Division I), Worcester Polytechnic-Institute (NCAA Division III), Worcester State University (NCAA Division II), and Assumption College (NCAA Division II).

Throughout his coaching career, Crum has served as a defensive line coach, strength & conditioning coordinator, and defensive coordinator. Crum was also credited with coordinating the No. 1 punt team in the nation during his tenure at Fordham.

“It is with great excitement and anticipation that I look forward to serving as the next head coach at Greensboro College,” Crum said. “I want to thank Director of Athletics Bryan Galuski, Assistant Director of Athletics Randy Tuggle, President Czarda, and the entire Greensboro College administration for allowing me the opportunity to become the next head coach at Greensboro College. Football is my passion, and I am excited to share this passion with our players in the hopes that it becomes infectious and motivates us as we move forward and stake our claim in the USA South football conference.

“Family is the cornerstone for all that I am and aspire to be, and it has added great value to my coaching philosophies and how I teach. My family and I are equally excited to join the Pride football family and the Greensboro College community.”

In college, Crum was a four-year defensive-line starter for Worcester State University and was elected a team captain in his junior and senior seasons.

Crum helped lead the Lancers to three ECAC Championship births and two NEFC Championships. For his performance on the field, Crum was inducted into the Worcester State College Athletics Hall of Fame in 2005.

Crum and his wife, Aimee, have two sons, Garrett (10) and Hunter (8), and two daughters, Kelsey (5) and Maggie (2).

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What They Are Saying About Greg Crum

“Greg is a high-quality person and coach who will transfer this to his team. Get ready to be swept up by his enthusiasm and work ethic. He has been a success at every level he has been at, and I expect it will continue at Greensboro.” – Brien Cullen, Worcester State University head football coach

“Greg Crum is an outstanding football coach who will bring a great deal of intensity each and every day to the football field. The great thing about Coach Crum is he will bring the same intensity in caring for his student-athletes off the field as well.” – Tom Masella, University of Massachusetts defensive coordinator (former Fordham University head coach)

“I am thrilled that Greg Crum has accepted the head football position at Greensboro College. I am also thrilled for the players and supporters of Greensboro College football. Greg is an outstanding person who has an infectious passion for football and the development of his players both on and off the field. The Greensboro College community will find out shortly that Coach Crum is an inspiring leader dedicated to helping young men reach their potential in football and in life.” – Sean Mahoney, former head coach at Assumption College

“Greensboro has made a solid decision in selecting Greg Crum as its new head coach. He will bring a great deal of energy, enthusiasm, and excitement to the program, which is sure to be contagious.” – Ed Zaloom, former head coach at Worcester Polytechnic-Institute

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