Girls Coaches

Jeff Gorke

Jeff Gorke - Varsity Assistant Coach

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.

Kevin O’Brien

Kevin O'Brien - Vice President

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.
Justin Bacile - Assistant Coach JV

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