Jared Grasso was named Interim Head Coach at Fordham University on December 3, 2009, following three and a half years as a Fordham assistant coach.
Grasso served as an assistant at Quinnipiac University, his alma mater, in 2005-06, where his responsibilities included recruiting, scouting opponents, and organizing daily practices.
Prior to his stay at Quinnipiac, Grasso was an assistant coach at the University of Hartford for two years after serving as a graduate assistant at Hofstra University in 2002-03. A four-year starter and two-year captain at Quinnipiac at shooting guard, Grasso currently ranks 22nd on the Bobcats' all-time scoring list with 1,134 career points. He is fifth on the all-time list in assists with 404 and ranks fourth all-time in three-point field goals with 216. He graduated from Quinnipiac with a degree in mass communications in May 2002.
A native of Syosset, NY, Grasso attended St. Anthony's High School in South Huntington, New York, from 1994-98. He earned honorable mention All-American honors as a senior at St. Anthony's after averaging 23 points, seven rebounds and eight assists per game.