Edward Goodhines was hired as the Head Men’s Soccer Coach and Scheduling Coordinator in 2014. He received his degrees in Business Administration (1982) and degree in Sport Management (1998) from Southampton College. From 1985 to 2001, Goodhines served as the Associate Athletic Director and soccer coach at Southampton until he transferred to Fredericksburg Academy Prepatory School until 2007 where he served as the Athletic Director and Head Men’s Soccer Coach. Goodhines then spent his time as the Head Men’s Soccer Coach at Averett University in Danville, Va. Goodhines guided Averett to five consecutive USA South Tournament semifinal appearances and led his teams to four consecutive 10-win seasons from 2009-2012. Before Goodhines’ arrival, Averett had one winning season in twenty-five years.
Goodhines coached for 17 seasons at Division II Long Island University-Southampton, his alma mater. He served as the head coach of the women’s team from 1983-1991 and guided the men’s program from 1992-2000. Goodhines led the Colonials men’s soccer team to three consecutive New York Collegiate Athletic Conference titles from 1998-2000. His 1999 squad, which was ranked fifth nationally, posted a 16-0-1 record during the regular season and suffered the season’s only loss in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division II Tournament. That setback was a 3-2 loss to Southern Connecticut State University, the eventual national champion, in four overtimes.
Goodhines guided the Southampton men to seven consecutive top-25 rankings from 1994-2000. He garnered NYCAC Conference Coach of the Year honors in three consecutive seasons, from 1998-2000. Additionally, he was recognized as the 1999 NSCAA Northeast Region Coach of the year.
While leading the Lady Colonials from 1983-1991, Goodhines led them to six national top-25 rankings. He was named the NSCAA Northeast Region Coach of the Year in 1990 after leading Southampton to an ECAC Division II Championship. In total, Goodhines helped develop seven All-Americans at Southampton, four on the men’s team and three on the women’s.
In addition to his already notable career, Goodhines is most proud of his “coaching tree”. A network consisting of over fifteen former players and assistant coaches that are now successful in the soccer community, including: A Division I Coach at Seton Hall University, 3 Division II Soccer Head Coaches, all of which made the 2017 NCAA tournament, 4 Divisions III Head Coaches, 2 Division II Assistant Coaches, 5 High-school coaches, one of which won a 2017 NYS Championship title, and numerous club coaches.
In addition to leading the Men’s soccer program at Cazenovia, Goodhines also serves as the Senior Associate Athletic Director.