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  Dirk Grimm

Dirk Grimm

Player Profile

Position:
Assistant Nordic Coach

Experience:
3rd Year

Alma Mater:
New Mexico '06

Dirk Grimm is in his third season as an assistant coach for the Nordic squad after three highly successful seasons racing for the Lobos. Grimm was a three-time All-American from 2004-06, and a valuable member of the 2004 NCAA Championship team.

In his senior season, Grimm placed eighth in the classic and 18th in the freestyle at the NCAA national championship meet. He was also the Nordic Team MVP in 2006, posting three wins on the year and finishing the regular season as the top freestyle racer in the Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association. Grimm won four races in his three-year career, including taking the NCAA West Regional Freestyle title in the 2005 and 2006 seasons.

Grimm is a native of Bad Lobenstein, Unterlemnitz, Germany, where he attended the Sportgymnasium Oberhof prior to coming to UNM. He won the European Rollerski Championship in 2003 and placed second in the relay in the 2002 World Rollerski Championships. The 27-year-old Grimm finished his degree in Business Management in December 2006 and finished his master's degree in Sport Administration at UNM in 2008.

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