|College:||SUNY Brockport '79|
|Major:||Physical Education & Sport Mgt.|
Bill Gorrow completed his fourth season as the head coach at Wesley College in 2012.
His first year in 2009 resulted in 11 wins, the most for the program since the 2000 season. Wesley also advanced to the semifinals of both the Capital Athletic Conference Tournament and ECAC Metro/South Region Tournament. Five Wolverines earned All-CAC honors in 2009, including three first team picks. One of the first team picks, Brad Smith, became the first Wesley student-athlete with at least 60 points in a season in 11 years.
In 2010, he coached the CAC Rookie of the Year and another All-CAC pick and one more all-conference performer in 2011 for seven in his three years with the Wolverines.
The honors add to an already impressive resume for Gorrow. He won the 1998 NJCAA National Championship and has spent 24 seasons as a head coach, winning a total of 199 games.
"We had several outstanding candidates for position," Wesley College Executive Director of Sport & Recreation Mike Drass noted. "Through process it became evident that Coach Gorrow was the most qualified for the job. We look forward to a bright future with Bill Gorrow as our head coach."
Gorrow is the second winningest head coach at Franklin &
Marshall tallying 50 wins, highlighted by an appearance in the
NCAA Quarterfinals in 2003 and the 2002 ECAC Championship. Gorrow
coached eight All-Americans, two Academic All-Americans and his
Diplomat teams were nationally ranked from 2003-2005. Under Gorrow,
Franklin & Marshall won the 2002 Eastern College Athletic
Conference (ECAC) Championship with an 18-3 victory over the
University of Scranton. In 2003, F&M advanced to the NCAA
quarterfinals and recorded a 12-4 mark to finish with a No. 9
national ranking. He finished his career as the second-winningest
coach in program history.
Prior to F&M, Gorrow coached at Anne Arundel Community College from 1993-2001, posting an astounding 106-29 record. Gorrow led his team to the NJCAA Quarterfinals or better for nine consecutive years. A 2002, 2001, and 1997 quarterfinalist, his teams advanced to the semifinals in 1999 and 1995, and the championship game in 2000, 1998, 1996 and 1994. In 1998, Anne Arundel would claim the NJCAA National Championship as Gorrow was named the national junior college Coach of the Year in 1999. In addition, he was named the Conference Coach of the Year from 1994-96 and from 1998-2000.
From 1983 through 1989, Gorrow directed the Division I Georgetown University men's lacrosse team as the first full-time head coach in program history. In addition, he 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.
Since 1995, Gorrow has served as the administrative director of Top 205 Lacrosse Camp, the largest recruiting and exposure camp in the United States. In addition, he has prior experience as an assistant coach at Washington College (1981-83), Ithaca (1980-81) and North Country Community College (1978-79). While at Washington, Gorrow handled all recruiting in the New York, New England and Pennsylvania regions for the nationally ranked Shoremen. From 1989 through 1992, he served as an assistant coach at the United States Naval Academy. While at Navy, Gorrow was responsible for working with attackmen and goalies, scouting opponents and analyzing game film.
He received his bachelor's degree in Physical Education & Sport Management from the State University at Brockport in 1979.
1978-79: Assistant Coach, North Country Community College
1980-81: Assistant Coach, Ithaca College
1981-83: Assistant Coach, Washington College
1983-89: Head Coach, Georgetown University
1989-92: Assistant Coach, United States Naval Academy
1993-01: Head Coach, Anne Arundel Community College
2002-07: Head Coach, Franklin & Marshall College
2008: Assistant Coach, Elizabethtown College
2009-Present: Head Coach, Wesley College
|2009||11-6||.647||4-3||.571||ECAC South/Metro Semifinals; CAC Semifinals|
|2010||3-11||.214||2-5||.286||CAC First Round|
|at Wesley||21-39||.350||10-20||.333||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||199-167||.544||32-44||.421||1 NJCAA National Championship
1 NCAA Quarterfinal Appearance
1 ECAC Championship
An All-American collegiate lacrosse player, Tom Costanza is in his second season as an assistant coach for the Wolverines’ men’s lacrosse team.
After a record-breaking junior season in 2008 where he set the school single-season record for goals (52) to finish fourth nationally, Costanza received even more recognition in 2009 where he was named to the Division III All-America team. As a senior, Costanza scored 42 goals and recorded career-highs for assists (25) and ground balls (32).
In his four seasons for the Knights, Costanza scored 107 goals and tallied 55 assists for 162 total points in 59 games. He also recorded 65 ground balls while being named a two-time All-SUNYAC and Academic All-American. Costanza also helped the Lions to a 2007 Conference Championship and a pair of NCAA Tournaments.
Prior to entering the collegiate ranks, Costanza was a First
Team All-Conference and All-Monroe County selection at Webster
Schroeder High School in Webster, N.Y.
Costanza is currently pursuing his M.B.A. at Wesley.
After a star-studded career at Tufts University, Nick Rhoads is in his first season as a graduate assistant coach for the Wesley College men’s lacrosse team.
In his first season with the Wolverines, faceoff specialist Michael McQuarrie had a career year in his senior season at the 'X'. McQuarrie was honored as an All-CAC selection and set the single season and career record for faceoffs won. Jack O'Neil also won over 55% of his draws on the year.
The Jumbos’ career record holder in faceoffs won and ground balls, Rhoads helped Tufts to three-straight NESCAC titles (2010-12) as well as the 2010 National Championship. In his final season at Tufts, Rhoads was named a Second Team All-American and 1st Team All-NESCAC after winning nearly 60% of his faceoffs while leading the team with 160 ground balls. Rhoads also tallied seven goals and an assist for eight points.
A native of McLean, Va., Rhoads earned his bachelors of science in bio-psychology after attending the Landon School in Bethesda, Md., which has won three National Championships in boys lacrosse.