Grant R. Philips was interviewed
by anchor Cathy Orosz on
WROC (CBS) Channel 8's
WAKE UP ROCHESTER
On May 25, 2004
Who is Grant R. Philips?
Philips was born June
3, 1970, in Rochester, NY. He is the oldest in a family with two brothers and
He still lives in
Rochester, only now with his wonderful wife, three kids, dog and fish.
Philips loves movies. Some of his favorites are Holes, The Lion King, Aladdin, Beauty & the Beast, The
Parent Trap, Big Fat Liar, Spy Kids 1 & 2 (not 3), The Lord of the Rings trilogy, all of the Star Wars movies, the Indiana
Jones movies and the Harry Potter movies.
He also loves books. Anything by Jerry Spinelli, Louis Sachar, Barbara Park, Mark Twain, and Vivian Vande
sports. Favorite football team, (NFL) Miami Dolphins (Arena) Rochester Brigade;
baseball, (MLB) New York Yankees (Minor) The Rochester Red Wings; hockey, (NHL) Buffalo Sabers (AHL) The Rochester Americans;
lacrosse, The Rochester Rattlers (outdoor) and The Knighthawks (indoor).
More than watching
professional ballgames he loves watching his own kids play sports. During the
spring and summer, Philips manages his daughter's T-Ball team, and is an assistant coach to his sons' baseball team. In the fall, his sons play football while his daughter is a mascot cheerleader. (His oldest son also plays lacrosse,
his middle son swims, and all three of his kids have taken dance lessons since they were old enough to walk).
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