He holds certifications in Certified Pool Operator (CPO), Firefighting and CPR
Off season, Gil is an Elementary Art Teacher in the Sparta school district. A 2007 graduate of Lycoming College, he was a double Major in Art with a minor in Psychology. He received his teaching certificate at the College of St. Elizabeth. He is currently working on a Masters in Art Education.
Gil is a volunteer fire fighter with the New Vernon Fire Dept.