Bill Gorrow is entering his 11th season at the helm of the Wesley College men’s lacrosse program in 2018-19. In the summer of 2018, he was promoted to Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance. A veteran coach, Gorrow has been coaching lacrosse since 1978.
Honors / Accomplishments at Wesley
Notable Games as head coach at Wesley
Prior to Wesley
Gorrow started his career as an assistant coach at North Country Community College, Ithaca College and Washington College before becoming the first full-time head coach at Division I Georgetown University from 1983-1989. In addition, Gorrow served as the Hoyas’ Director of Athletic Support Services and Facilities, where he was the scheduling liaison for all athletic department staff in developing practice schedules for teams and coordinating support staff for home event management.
After a three-year stint as an assistant coach at the U.S. Naval Academy, Gorrow was the head coach at Anne Arundel Community College from 1993-2001. He posted an astounding 106-29 record with nine NJCAA playoff appearances. His teams at Anne Arundel made it to the national semifinals six times and the national final four times, capping it off with the NJCAA National Championship in 1998. Gorrow was named the NJCAA National Coach of the Year in 1999. He also won Conference Coach of the Year honors six times.
In 2002, he was hired at Franklin & Marshall College, where he is the second-winningest coach in F&M history. His teams at Franklin & Marshall appeared in the NCAA Quarterfinals in 2003 and won the ECAC Championship in 2002. Gorrow coached eight All-Americans, two Academic All-Americans and his Diplomat teams were nationally ranked from 2003-2005.
Since 1995, Gorrow has served as the administrative director of Top 205 Lacrosse Camp, the largest recruiting and exposure camp in the United States.
He received his bachelor's degree in Physical Education & Sport Management from the State University at Brockport in 1979.
|2009||11-6||.647||4-3||.571||ECAC South/Metro Semifinals; CAC Semifinals|
|2010||3-11||.214||2-5||.286||CAC First Round|
|2013||6-9||.400||1-5||.167||CAC First Round|
|at Wesley||50-99||.336||14-61||.187||2009 ECAC Metro/South Semifinals|
|at Anne Arundel||106-29||.785||1998 NJCAA Champions|
|at Franklin & Marshall||50-37||.595||22-24||.478||2003 NCAA Quarterfinals|
|Career||228-227||.501||36-85||.298||1 NJCAA National Championship
1 NCAA Quarterfinal Appearance
1 ECAC Championship