La Salle will announce Tuesday that Campbell Hall’s Russell Godron will become the Lancers’ next head football coach, according to sources.
Gordon, who spent 15 seasons at Campbell Hall, takes over Antoine Peterson, who was fired after four years at the helm compiling a 7-34 record.
La Salle sent out a release that an announcement that the new coach will be introduced to boosters in a meeting at 6:30 p.m.
When reached on his cell phone Monday morning, Gordon declined to comment. Gordon has spent the last eight seasons as head coach at Campbell Hall. He has a 52-31 record. Gordon will coach the East team in Sunday’s L.A. Daily News All-Star footballg ame at College of the Canyons. He coached the East team in 2006, leading them to a 24-21 win.
Gordon was seen at the Maranatha-La Salle boys basketball game last week. He was flanked by several of his assistant coaches who are expected to join him at La Salle.
Gordon was the defensive coordinator at Bethel Christian before joining Campbell Hall. He led the Vikings to the CIF-Southern Section Division XIII title game in 2005 where they lost to Rio Hondo Prep, 10-7.