Coach Brendan Gorman is the Head Coach for Don Bosco Prep in Ramsey, New Jersey. Brendan is the founder of the Chicago Outlaws Mens box lacrosse team. The team formed in 2011 where Gorman was the teams captain the first two seasons. He is also the former captain for the Irish National box team. He led the squad at the 2011 World Championships in Prague, Czech Republic, and the European championships in Lille, France last November.
Before moving to Illinois, Gorman played high school lacrosse in the prestigious Hudson Valley region of New York. He is the only lacrosse player voted into the Albertus Magnus High School Hall of Fame. Gorman finished his playing career as the school’s all time leader in points, holding 7 scoring records. He was an all league, all section, all state player as well as his team’s MVP.
After H.S., Gorman played briefly at Elmira College in Western N.Y. before moving out west and switching sports where he was a Collegiate All American in Rugby at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Brendan has a passion for the box lacrosse game. He has dedicated himself to the growth of the game. His hybrid training methods are second to none when it comes to player development.
A Graduate of Clarkstown High School South and SUNY Oswego, Bill is currently a Technology Teacher at Valley Central Middle School. He resides in Montgomery, NY with his wife Holly and 2 collegiate age sons Billy and Kyle.
He began his Coaching Career in 1990, serving as the Freshman Boys Lacrosse Coach at Clarkstown High School North. Bacon served as JV and Varsity Assistant Coaches at both Valley Central and Pine Bush High Schools. He was selected US Lacrosse Mid-Hudson Region Assistant Coach of the Year and Man of the year.
Bacon co-founded Raptors Youth Lacrosse Club and the Pine Bush Youth Lacrosse Club. He served as a counselor at UMASS Lacrosse Camp, Niners Lacrosse and is the Director of Pine Bush Youth Lacrosse Camp. Bacon still competes at men’s club lacrosse level. He will serve as the Modified Boys Soccer and Modified Boys Lacrosse coach at Valley Central in the upcoming school year.