Coach Gorke has been a strong advocate for, and is passionate about, the growth of women’s lacrosse in
Suwanee. He has coached women’s lacrosse for 8 years, mainly at the youth level (6th – 8th grade). For two
years, he served as the North Gwinnett High School (NGHS) JV assistant coach (community coach) and is now
the assistant varsity coach to Coach Zornes - focusing on defense and the goaltenders.
Jeff is a US Lacrosse Level 2 certified women’s coach, a Georgia High School Association (GHSA) certified
community coach, certified via the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), and is a certified high school women’s
lacrosse official. This is Coach Gorke’s third year as a coach with NGHS.
Jeff graduated from Temple University and the University of Richmond where he received bachelors and
master’s degrees, respectively. Jeff grew up in Connecticut playing ice hockey, baseball, and football, and
continues to play ice hockey in men’s leagues in Gwinnett County. Jeff works for an international
management firm and leads its healthcare consulting group. Jeff and his wife, Pam, live in Suwanee. Jeff’s
daughters, Maddie and Haley, began their lacrosse careers in the North Gwinnett Lacrosse Association (NGLA) league and both played varsity lacrosse at NGHS.
My name is Kevin O'Brien, and I am the VP of North Gwinnett HS Girls Lacrosse Program. I have two daughters who play. Kaitlin is a Senior, and Mallory is a Sophomore. This is my first year on the Board; however, I previously served on the North Gwinnett Lacrosse Association Board for 3 years. I am a Certified Financial Planner with my own practice located at Town Center Park in Suwanee.
College - University of Florida
Degrees Conferred - B.A. History; M.Ed. Social Studies Education
14th year teaching/coaching (1st year at North Gwinnett - Go Dawgs!)
Varsity Football - Running Backs Coach