WR / DB Coach
A Pleasanton native who played football, baseball and basketball at Foothill high school. Goodell had contributed to back to back Championships compiling a 24-2 record. A 1st team All Bay Area Wide Receiver as well as 1st team Best of the Best as Defensive Back. He set a EBAL record 11 Interceptions his senior year. As WR he compiled 890 yards on 38 catches and 11 touchdowns. He was selected to the Cerebral Palsy All Star game for Alameda County.
Football landed Goodell at Texas Tech playing for Spyke Dykes father of current SMU head coach Sonny Dykes. The school that founded the Air Raid Offense. However just before going to play Peyton Manning in Tennessee he got an offer for full scholarship lured him to Idaho State University. He even took part in the NFL Regional combine, trying out in Southern California for 20 professional teams.
Goodell has been fortunate to have a strong coaching pedigree with some of the best coaches in the game including Fred Biletnikoff Jr, James Franklin Head Coach at Penn State, Tom Walsh OC for Oakland Raiders Super Bowl team, Derek Mason Vanderbilt Head Coach, Lance Anderson Stanford Defensive Coordinator & Bruce Barnum Head Coach Portland State.
Goodell is married to Lindsey and they have three kids Tatum 9, Bryson 7 & Brooks 2. His father Steve Goodell a former pitcher at USC and Pittsburgh Pirates, his brother Steve Goodell Jr was drafted by Florida Marlins and played with Atlanta braves organization.