DENVER Ė The University of Denver men’s lacrosse team added Glenn Gorden as volunteer assistant coach, it was announced by head coach Jamie Munro. Gorden will work primarily with the defense and the face-off men, while contributing to the efforts in alumni and community relations.
“We are excited to have Glenn Gorden back in Crimson and Gold,” Munro said. “Glenn did a great job at Brown last year and he will bring us the kind of winning attitude that every program needs. Glenn was a member of my first recruiting class and it’s special to have him join the staff.”
Prior to joining the DU coaching staff, Gorden served as an assistant coach for Brown University under coaches Lars Tiffany, Jon Thompson and Earol Wilson. While with the Bears, he helped coach the team to an Ivy League title in 2008.
During his three seasons (2000, 2001 & 2003) with the Pioneers, Gorden played as a defenseman in 23 games and grabbed 11 ground balls. As a Pioneer student-athlete, he assumed a mentoring and leadership role with his fellow teammates, participated in team volunteer events and coordinated efforts to raise money for the program.
At the conclusion of his final season under coach Munro, Gorden graduated from Denver with a degree in real estate construction management.
A native of Yarmouth, Maine, Gorden who attended Yarmouth High School and Deerfield Academy, where he helped the 1999 soccer team win a State Title and was named a Prep Lacrosse All-American. He has worked at various lacrosse camps, including the Running Black Bear lacrosse Camp in Yarmouth, Maine, and the Run & Shoot lacrosse Camp at the University of Denver and Roger Williams University.