Gordon is a coach development officer with Scottish Rugby and has been coaching now for over 20 years. He comes from a varied sports background and has had success coaching in Rugby, Football, Volleyball, and Basketball in his previous role as a Sport & Fitness lecturer. Gordon changed from playing to coaching career early to also coincide with a competitive powerlifting career, he has since studied the art of coaching science and has worked with several teams at different levels. Coaching highlight in rugby was winning the BUCS title in 2017 in his first year with the squad. Gordon is a level 3 coach along with S&C qualifications.