Legendary Georgetown Prep Lacrosse Coach Kevin Giblin Resigns
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