An Upstate New York native, Gilbert was a 3-year member of Corning East High’s lacrosse team making two appearances in its state championship game. After high school Gilbert attended Division II Pfeiffer University where he went on to start all four years at attack and midfield. At Pfeiffer Gilbert was 1 of 4 members of his class to record over 100 points throughout their career. Elliot is currently attending the University of Idaho to get his Masters in Athletic Training. When asked about Coach Gilbert, Coach Sammy stated “We are very excited about Coach Gilbert joining our staff, he is a great offensive player and offensive mind. He will really help take the 2015 Vandals to the next level. We are very excited about the experience he brings to the table and feel he will fit right into our staff.” Coach Gilbert will be the offensive coordinator for the Vandals, Coach Uphus will be the defensive coordinator, and Coach Morse will continue to be the strength and conditioning coordinator for the vandals. Head Coach Sammy Seidenberg is very excited about his coaching staff, which he feels will really help propel the young Vandals to a great 2014-2015 season.