Dr. Gordon is an accomplished pool swimming and open water swimming official who is the chairman of two committees at USA Swimming on Diversity and Safe Sport (previously Athlete Protection Committee). he is a 3-time starter at NCAA Swimming Championships, Olympic Trials Official (2008 and 2012 and the Chief Judge in 2012), a FINA Open Water Swimming Official. He was also the head referee at the 2012 USA Swimming National Open Water Swimming Championships where he oversaw officials at the 5 km and 10 km races in Fort Myers, Florida.
Head Referee Career
- 2012 USA Swimming National Open Water women's 5 km Championship
- 2012 USA Swimming National Open Water men's 5 km Championship
- 2012 USA Swimming National Open Water men's 10 km Championship
- 2012 USA Swimming National Open Water women's 10 km Championship