American midfielder who joined the United States national team in 2009. He began his MLS career with the Columbus Crew in 2007, then joined the Seattle Sounders FC in 2009.
He played college soccer at UC Irvine.
He helped the Columbus Crew win the MLS Cup in 2008
He was born to Tom and Dawn Grippando.
He became teammates with Landon Donovan on the United States national team in 2009.