Gordon was acquired by FCD in the third round of the 2011 MLS Super Draft. He spent 2011 training with the squad before returning this year to again train with the club. Gordon was a two-year letter winner at Lynn University in Baltimore, Maryland. The Boca Raton native started in 28 games in his senior campaign at Lynn and logged five goals and four assists. Gordon also proved to be a productive member of the Fighting Knights defense. With Gordon as their anchor and last line of defense, the Blue & White posted 10 shutouts while holding opponents to less than five shots per game.