Josh Grimsley

Coach Grimsley returns for his 10th season to the McKinley staff as defensive coordinator for 2016. As an assistant coach at McKinley he was picked to serve as an East - West All-Star Game assistant coach in 2012. Before coaching at McKinley, Josh served as a coach at Souers Middle school in 2005. Notable athletes he has coached include Steve Miller- 2008-2011 (OSU/Carolina Panthers), Se'Von Pittman - 2009- 2012 (OSU/Akron), Tre'Vonte Jackson - 2010-2013 (Toledo, Ashland), Jamal Davis- 2011-2014 (Pitt Panthers)

Josh graduated from McKinley High School where he earned athletic honors such as being a 3-Year Letterwinner in football and baseball, 2002 Team Captain, 1st Team All-County WHBC and Repository, 1st Team All-NE Inland District. Honorable Mention All-Ohio (2002), Don Scott Award (McKinley Football), and Academic Award winner (McKinley Football). He then went on to attend Malone University and Walsh University.

Josh lives in Canton with his wife of 6 years, Tiffany. They have one son, Grant (5). Josh works in the safety and security department for Canton City Schools.



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