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Legendary Georgetown Prep Lacrosse Coach ...
Legendary Georgetown Prep Lacrosse Coach Kevin Giblin Resigns
He built the team into a national powerhouse over 27 seasons.
, who led the elite Georgetown Preparatory School's lacrosse squads to two national number-one rankings during his
tenure, has submitted a letter of resignation after his
alleged involvement in a bar fight at Caddies on Cordell, a restaurant and bar in Bethesda, in mid-June.
's resignation comes days after Washingtonian
contacted Giblin and Georgetown Prep
to answer questions about the altercation.
In his e-mail, Paro credited Giblin
for leading Prep's
lacrosse team to ten IAC titles, in addition to the national rankings, and a 424-89 record during his tenure.
"Over 27 years, Coach Giblin has been honored as 'Coach of the Year' 12 times by various organizations, including The Washington Post, the Gazette, US Lacrosse, the Maryland State Lacrosse Coaches Association, and the National Interscholastic Lacrosse Association, among others," Paro wrote.
did not respond to requests made last week for comment on the incident.
did not respond to e-mails and voicemails requesting comment.
Longtime varsity head coach, Kevin Giblin, has submitted his letter of resignation and it has been accepted.
Coach Giblin built Georgetown Prep into a national power since becoming the school's second head coach in 1988, compiling a remarkable record of 424-89 while guiding the Prep varsity team to ten IAC titles (1993, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, and 2014), finishing number 1 in the state of Maryland four times (2003, 2006, 2007, and 2011), and finishing in the top 25 nationally a record 14 times, including the #1 ranking in 2003 and 2006.
In the 25 years of The Washington Post's top ten lacrosse poll, Coach Giblin led Prep to 25 top ten finishes and eight number 1 rankings.
Over 27 years, Coach Giblin has been honored as "Coach of the Year" 12 times by various organizations, including the Washington Post, the Gazette, US Lacrosse, the Maryland State Lacrosse Coaches Association, and the National Interscholastic Lacrosse Association, among others.
During his tenure at Prep, Coach Giblin has coached 36 high school All-Americans and has seen over 226 of his players go on to play lacrosse at the college level.
Georgetown Prep lacrosse has a proud and rich tradition and we are fully committed to the program going forward.
I would like to thank Coach Giblin for his hard work, dedication and genuine commitment to the students, alumni, and parents of Prep.
Please join me as we wish him well in his
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is entering his
26th year of coaching.
has coached at the youth, high school and college level.
He served as an assistant coach at Georgetown University and in the summer of 2008 helped coached the USA U-19 team to a world championship gold medal.
Kevin is a graduate of Washington College and earned his masters from Trinity University.
Coach Giblin and Coach Kubik coached the 2009 Under Armour All-America Game leading the South team to it's first winning effort of the event's history.
Kevin Giblin, Head Lacrosse Coach, Georgetown PrepÂ
US Lacrosse -- Coaches
The Bridgewater, N.J. native heads a staff that includes assistant coaches Tim Flynn (Mountain Lakes, N.J.), Kevin Giblin (Bethesda, Md.) and John Nostrant (Haverford, Pa.).
Kevin Giblin • Assistant Coach
Giblin has built Georgetown Prep into a national power since becoming the program's first head coach in 1988.
The school has won 277 games in his
19 seasons as head coach and has been nationally-ranked 11 times, including first by Inside Lacrosse in 2003 and 2006.
Giblin was a two-time captain at Washington College, helping the Shoremen reach the NCAA Division III championship game in 1984 and 1985.
Kevin Giblin is the assistant headmaster of Mater Dei School and head lacrosse coach at Georgetown Prep.
In twenty years under his
leadership, Georgetown Prep
captured six IAC titles and he
has twice led them to a ranking of number one in the United States.
also helped coach the U19
world team to a gold medal in 2008.
He was the Under Armour D.C. underclassmen head coach in 2006 and the head coach of the boys South team in the Under Armour Senior Game in 2009.
has coached 28 high school All Americans and has placed hundreds of student athletes in NCAA college lacrosse programs.
As a player, Giblin was a two-time captain for the Washington College lacrosse team.
competed in three NCAA tournaments and two NCAA championship games.
also played professionally with the Washington Wave.
was inducted into the Potomac Chapter of the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame