Wife of Jon Gruden (American football coach), Cindy Gruden is so much into charity works and social organizations. Explore more on her!

Unrevealed early life and childhood days

Cindy Gruden popular as the wife of Jon Gruden (American football coach) also has a balancing professional life with her beautiful personal life. Let’s know about her more.

Born as Cindy Brooks, her birthplace is in Knoxville, Tennessee, she was also raised there. You might be wondering other information about her early life and childhood days.

We have also looked for it, but we lack further details about her. Information like her exact date of birth etc. is yet to be revealed to the web. We lack information about her parents or siblings. Therefore we lack detail information about her parent’s name or the type of job they do.

Jon Gruden wife Cindy Gruden
Jon Gruden wife Cindy Gruden(Source: Fabwags)

Cindy’s educational background

It is said Cindy is only a few years younger than Jon. Because she was a student when her husband Jon Gruden worked as an assistant coach. Hopefully, we know about her educational background.

Cindy attended the University of Tennessee after her high school graduation. In Classical Piano and Music Education, she completed her graduation.

Furthermore, Cindy also has a degree in Educational Administration where she studied for 4 years. At this University, she also served as a cheerleader of an All-American Collegiate Cheerleader.

So this was where she met Jon, he was working as an assistant coach at the University of Tennessee.

Cindy Gruden with her three children
Cindy Gruden with her three children(Source: SFGate)

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Into charity works and social organizations

Apart from personal life, Cindy has been involved in a lot of charity works. Both husband and wife work for raising funds for many other social organizations.

They are also into cancer-related philanthropic works for that she grouped the wives and girlfriends of players of her husband’s team. With the team, Cindy arranged events and other activities to offer support to needy people.

Considering about all the women as her extended family, she has been addressing issues about their family, health or well-being issues. Furthermore, she also worked with High School Camps and Colleges.

The wife of an NFL coach and commentator also worked as the head instructor for the National Cheerleader Association. Furthermore, she also teaches aerobics and also a fitness personality.

Jon Gruden, wife Cindy Gruden, and their children
Jon Gruden, wife Cindy Gruden, and their children(Source: Playerswiki)

Relationship with Jon Gruden

Cindy Gruden and Jon Gruden build their connection soon after their first meeting. Exact date about their dating is not yet revealed. After dating for certain timing, the couple tied the knot on 6 July 1991.

Remembering past days Cindy shares as

“Bless his heart, he paid $1,800 for that ring — in cash. That was all he had, and he gave it to me.”

But before they tied the knot, Jon told Cindy that he would not marry her until he is able to procure a full-time coach job at the University. He took Cindy to the local jewelry shop for an engagement ring with $ 1800 in his pocket.

His hard work turned to happiness. Furthermore, the couple is blessed with three children together; Deuce Gruden, Michael Gruden, and Jayson Gruden.

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Deuce is a football running back, he also completed his coaching intern with his Uncle Jay’s Redskins. At the present time, he is with his father’s Oakland Raiders. Jon shared about his other two sons as,

“My middle son, Michael, who is going to be a freshman at Tennessee this fall and then my youngest son, Jayson, was in the quarterback camp.”

They have been married for such a long time. Their relationship is in a good phase.

A short bio on Jon Gruden:

Jon Gruden is an American citizen. He is a professional quarterback footballer and former professional coach of NFL. Currently, he is working as an analyst for ESPN. more bio…

A short bio on Cindy Gruden

Cindy Gruden is the wife of head football coach turned broadcaster Jon Gruden. Additionally, she is the mother of American football running back Deuce Gruden. See more…