|Title:||Head Coach, Men's Basketball|
Chris Giordano was named Head Coach of Men’s Basketball in June 2014. Giordano came to Cambridge after serving as the Associate Head Coach at Rivier University in Nashua, N.H. for three years.
Giordano helped the Raiders gain admittance to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Tournament during both the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 seasons while implementing new offensive and defensive schemes. During the 2012-2013 season, Rivier was the stingiest defense in the GNAC and were ranked 34th in the country, allowing just 61.4 points per game.
Giordano was also the recruiting coordinator for a roster that featured players from throughout the New England region and the country while he also served as the Academic Liaison for the team, which raised its cumulative GPA in each of his three seasons.
A Rivier University alumnus who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English with a Communications Minor, Giordano played for four years on the men’s basketball team. During his time as a student-athlete, the Raiders appeared in the GNAC Tournament four times and he helped lead the program to their first ever GNAC Championship and NCAA Tournament Appearance in 2006-2007. Giordano was a GNAC All-Tournament selection in 2007, a two-time Unsung Hero Award recipient, and named the Jim Domoracki Award Winner in 2007.
Prior to joining the Rivier coaching staff, the Medford, Mass. native served as the varsity assistant coach at Nashua North High School for three years. Additionally, Chris serves as a head coach for the 17U team with The Middlesex Magic AAU program.
Giordano also works as a teacher in Lowell Public School System where he teaches English as a Second Language.