The 2012 season will mark the 14th overall season as head coach for Ron Goodson. He became a head coach in 1996, after being an assistant coach the previous two years. After one year at Shawnee State, he accepted a teaching position at Clay Local Schools and coached soccer at the high school level for three years. Following three years at the high school level he returned to Shawnee State in February of 2000 and has been the men's soccer coach since.
Coach Godson played soccer for the University of Rio Grande for the 1987 and 1988 seasons where he scored 28 goals and was named to the All-Conference team and was named team MVP. After two years at Rio Grande Goodson joined the U.S. Army where he played soccer for an Army team in Germany from 1989-91. He then returned to Shawnee State University where he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Social Science, Elementary Education. As a player on the Shawnee State Team Goodson was a team captain and scored 16 goals over two years giving him 44 goals for his college career.
As a player at Minford High School Goodson scored 47 goals as a senior and tallied 117 career goals, both still records among Scioto County High Schools.
Coach Goodson has taught at Clay Local Schools for the past 16 years.
Coach Goodson resides in Flatwoods, Kentucky with his wife Anita. He has two sons Brandon and Justin, and a daughter Brooke, and four grandchildren.
Coach Trapp joined Shawnee State's soccer program in 1989. He served as an assistant coach during the inaugural men's soccer season. He returned to the sidelines at Shawnee State in July of 2003. During his absence from SSU, Coach Trapp coached high school soccer at Clay High School becoming the school's all-time most winning coach. He was voted SOC Coach of the Year twice, Southeast District Coach of the Year and State Runner-up Coach of the Year. He currently holds the NSCAA Goalkeeper State and Regional Diplomas.
Coach Trapp is the director of the Shawnee Soccer Academy.
He resides in Portsmouth, OH, with his wife Erin, son Kyle and daughter Brianna.