Brian Gordon comes to UAlbany women's soccer as the volunteer assistant coach beginning in the 2017 season.
Gordon spent the previous three seasons as the head coach of the Hartwick women’s soccer program, combining to go 27-19-6 with the Hawks. He led the team to double digit wins his final two years, the first time in program history since the 1991 and 1992 seasons. In 2016, Hartwick had a 10-5-3 record, the best conference season in program history at 4-2-2 and the team’s first appearance in the Empire 8 Tournament since 2002.
"Brian is someone I've known and respected for several years now," said UAlbany head coach Nick Bochette. "Our goal as a staff is to provide the most comprehensive and in-depth support to our student-athletes, and Brian adds another experienced and knowledgeable perspective from which we will all benefit."
He spent six years at Hartwick, being an assistant coach from 2012-13.
Gordon previously played for the UAlbany men’s soccer team for two years from 2006-07. As a freshman, he played in 18 games and notched two goals, earning a place on the America East All-Rookie and All-Tournament Teams.
Gordon finished his collegiate career at Hartwick, having three goals and two assists in 33 games from 2008-09.
He has a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) National Diploma, earning it in 2014.
A native of Scotland, he has played previously for East Stirlingshire Football Club, Renfrew FC and St. Mirren Football Club.
Gordon graduated from Hartwick in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in history.