Gordon A. Purdie

Gordon A. Purdie is a highly accomplished Physical Education Teacher with experience in various school districts. He has achieved great success in teaching and coaching and has received numerous awards and honors for his achievements. Gordon is dedicated to community service and improving the lives of others through education and sports.

Educational Experience

  • Physical Education Teacher, Herricks School District

  • Student Teacher, Garden City School District

  • Student Teacher, Mineola School District

  • PE Leave Replacement, Bay Shore School District

  • Assistant Varsity Lacrosse, East Meadow HS

Current Memberships

  • Shape America – Member
  • NYS APHERD – Member
  • High School Lacrosse All-American Three Time All-County Player
  • NCAA – Athlete & Captain
  • NE-10 Conference – Rookie of the Year
  • Adelphi Male Panther Leadership Award
  • Australian World Lacrosse Team – Member
  • 2022 World Games – Participant
  • 2019 Indoor Team – Participant
  • 2015 Under-19 – Participant/Captain

Academic Honors

  • Jack Foley Award:   Highest Cumulative Academic Average in Program 3.73/4.00

  • Dean List:  12 Semesters (Every Semester)

  • Student Athletic Advisory Committee (3 Years) – President

Community Endeavors

  • Checkmate Lacrosse Camps: Co-Director

  • Summer Program Leadership Committee

  • Sticks For Kids Initiative, Israel Lacrosse