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.
|00||T. J. Cappel||FR||GK||5-9||Cincinnati, Ohio||Oak Hills HS|
|0||Cory Wright||FR||GK||6-0||Cincinnati, Ohio||Princeton Cincinnati HS|
|2||Brice Patterson||SO||Def||5-10||South Webster, Ohio||South Webster HS|
|3||Brandon Prince||SR||Def||5-11||Groveport, Ohio||Groveports Madison|
|4||Ryan Beatty||SR||Def||5-7||Waynesville, Ohio||Waynesville HS|
|5||Thomas Carbonari||JR||Mid||5-9||Sao Palo, Brazil||Iowa Lakes C.C.|
|6||Chad Johnston||SR||For||5-6||Chardon, Ohio||Chardon HS|
|7||Michael Meadows||SR||Mid||5-10||Rockbridge, Ohio||Logan HS|
|8||Brady Winland||SO||Def||5-8||East Liverpool, Ohio||American Spirit Academy|
|9||Dylan Stevens||SO||For||5-9||Canal Winchester, Ohio||Pickerington HS Central|
|10||Joseph Webster||SO||For||6-2||Kendal, Cumbria United Kingdom||Kirkie Kendal HS|
|11||Kevin Copenhaver||SO||Mid||5-10||Cortland, Ohio||Lakeview HS|
|12||Jacob Hackworth||JR||Mid||5-10||Minford, Ohio||Minford HS|
|13||Luke Purpero||SR||For||5-8||Waverly, Ohio||Waverly HS|
|14||Kyle Brooks||JR||Mid||6-1||Portsmouth, Ohio||Wheelersburg HS|
|15||Ryan Klear||JR||Mid||6-0||Miller City, Ohio||Miller City HS|
|16||Ben Pulsford||FR||Def||6-2||Slough, England||Herschel Grammar School|
|17||Avery Patton||FR||Mid||5-8||Pickerington, Ohio||Pickerington HS Central|
|18||Brady Collins||FR||Def||5-11||East Liverpool, Ohio||American Spirit Academy|
|19||Nick Dowdell||FR||For||5-7||New London, Ohio||Wellington HS|
|20||Kyle Trapp||SO||Mid||5-11||Portsmouth, Ohio||Northwest HS|
|21||John Bailey||SO||Mid||5-11||Logan, Ohio||Logan HS|
|22||Tanner Hopwood||SO||Def||6-2||Waynesville, Ohio||Waynesville HS|
|23||David Barwinczak Jr.||FR||Def||5-10||Noblesville, Ind.||Hamilton Heights HS|
|24||Chris Wiget||FR||For||5-6||Piketon, Ohio||Waverly HS|
|26||Caleb Brown||FR||Def||6-0||Waverly, Ohio||Waverly HS|
|27||Michael Smith||FR||Mid||5-11||Winchester, Ohio||Whiteoak HS|
|28||Kevin Ibrahim||FR||Mid||5-9||Canal Winchester, Ohio||Pickerington HS Central|
|30||Devin Boggs||JR||Def||5-9||Wheelersburg, Ohio||Wheelersburg HS|
|31||Sam Torres||SO||Def||5-10||Columbus, Ohio||Northland HS|
|40||Jordan Cross||SR||GK||6-0||Jamestown, Ohio||Greenview HS|
|44||Dylan Whitehead||FR||For||5-9||Maysville, Ky.||Mason County HS|
|64||Connor Sherman||FR||Mid||6-7||Flushing, Ohio||St. Clairsville HS|
|65||Nikolas Sherman||FR||Def||6-5||Flushing, Ohio||St. Clairsville HS|
|99||Alex Tulley||FR||Mid||6-1||Akron, Ohio||Cuyahoga Falls HS|