Gordon VanderYachtPhysical Education and Athletic Equipment Manager
Gordon has been working at Hope since 1988. He handles all of the athletic laundry and equipment needs, with the bulk of his work with football in the fall, basketball in the winter and baseball, softball, track and lacrosse in the spring.
B.S. in physical education with a minor in health and recreation, Grand Valley State College, 1983
Gordon held a similar job at Grand Valley from 1983–1988 He was a member of the Port Sheldon Township Fire Department for 26 years and was Chief for the last 12 of those years. Gordon retired from the fire department in June 2014.
He also served as a scout master with Boy Scout Troop 57 while his sons were in scouts.