Michael Gorczynski (‘78)
March 6, 2020
During his time at East, Gorczynski was a two-sport varsity letter earner. Playing both football and partaking in Track and Field, Gorczynski found success on both fields. During his sophomore year Gorczynski was the starting kicker, earning him a varsity letter. Junior year and senior year he also was the starting tackle on both offense and defense. Gorczynski was elected team captain his senior year and was All-Group IV and All-South Jersey honors. During his three-year varsity career, Gorczynski never missed an extra point or field goal.
In Track and Field, Gorczynski was a shot putter and discus thrower. He was the Woodbury Relays Champion his junior year with a throw of 59 feet 10 inches. During his senior season, Gorczynski won the silver medal for 59-feet-2-inches shot put in the New Jersey State Track and Field Championship.
Following East, Gorczynski went to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics. In college, Gorczynski continued Track and Field, where he was a two-time State of Pennsylvania Shot Put Champion.
In college Gorczynski met his future wife Randi. The Gorczynskis now reside in California and have three adult children.