This is the 22nd in a series of biographies on the 31 men behind the benches of the ECHL in 2003-04.
Tomorrow: Jason Christie of the Peoria Rivermen
Todd Gordon is in his third season as Head Coach for Pensacola. The 36-year-old Gordon is 71-58-15 and has led the Ice Pilots to the Kelly Cup Playoffs in each of his first two seasons. In Gordon’s inaugural season in 2001-02, Pensacola set team records for wins (38) and home wins (23) while tying the team record for most points (82). Gordon was head coach of Fayetteville in the Central Hockey League in 2000-01, going 31-30-9 and advancing to the playoffs. He had his first head coaching job in 1998-99 with San Antonio in the CHL, going 37-26-7 and advancing to the playoffs, and in 1999-2000 he coached Toledo in the ECHL to a 22-41-7 record. Prior to becoming a head coach, Gordon was an assistant coach with Daytona Beach in the Southern Hockey League, Carolina in the American Hockey League and San Antonio in the International Hockey League. Gordon played three professional seasons with the Greensboro Monarchs in the ECHL from 1991-94 following a four-year career at the University of Alberta. A native of Edmonton, Alberta, Gordon and his wife, Nancy, reside in Navarre, Florida with their daughter, Taylor, and their son, Joshua.
Regular Season PlayoffsSeason Team G W L T G W L1998-99 San Antonio (CHL) 70 37 26 7 4 0 41999-00 Toledo (ECHL) 70 22 41 7 0 0 02000-01 Fayetteville (CHL) 70 31 30 9 5 2 32001-02 Pensacola (ECHL) 72 38 28 6 3 0 32002-03 Pensacola (ECHL) 72 33 30 9 4 1 3 ECHL Totals 214 93 99 24 7 1 6