Tod Murphy

Head Mens Basketball Coach


Tod Murphy was hired as the 33rd head coach for the Gordon College men’s basketball team in June 2009.


Murphy has quickly become one of the most decorated coaches in the history of the Gordon basketball program. In eight seasons, Gordon has made the Commonwealth Coast Conference championship game three times, winning two. During the 2013-14 season, Gordon won its first ever NCAA tournament game over a favored Babson squad before bowing out against eventual national runner-up, Williams College, in the second round.


On January 7, 2016, Murphy notched his 100th career victory at Salve Regina. Murphy joined the Scots after previous stints as an NCAA Division I assistant coach at both the University of California – Irvine (six seasons) and the University of California – Riverside (two seasons). At Irvine, Murphy was the top assistant. His responsibilities included director of recruiting, offensive coordinator and principal scout.




Didier Dinh

Assistant Mens Basketball Coach







Dan Christensen

Assistant Mens Basketball Coach


Christensen was a two-year men’s tennis player under Coach Amadon, including acting as a captain during his senior season. He appeared in 25 matches between his junior and senior seasons in Wenham, while attaining a 13-11 record in singles play.


During his time as a student at Gordon, Christensen served in a variety of roles within the athletic department, including as a student assistant for men’s basketball and sports information. He also fulfills duties as an assistant for men’s basketball and oversees game day operations setup for the department.


Christensen graduated with a degree in Economics, while minoring in Math and Sport Studies. He currently lives in Ipswich with his wife Hannah (Damon) ’15.



Don Dempsey

Assistant Mens Basketball Coach