Scott Goodwin

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Scott Goodwin
Personal information
Full name Joseph Scott Goodwin
Date of birth (1990-11-01) 1 November 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
2009–2012 North Carolina Tar Heels
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 Reading United 3 (0)
2011–2012 Carolina Dynamo 18 (0)
2014 Carolina RailHawks 8 (0)
2015–2016 Louisville City FC 35 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 15, 2016.

Joseph "Scott" Goodwin (born November 1, 1990) is a retired American soccer player who played as a goalkeeper.


College & Youth[edit]

Goodwin played four years of college soccer at the University of North Carolina between 2009 and 2012. Goodwin was part of four straight ACC Regular Season Championships, the 2011 ACC Tournament Championship, four straight NCAA Tournament Appearances, three consecutive NCAA College Cup Appearances, and the 2011 NCAA Men's Division I National Championship.[1]

While at college, Goodwin appeared for USL PDL clubs Reading United AC in 2010 and Carolina Dynamo in 2011 and 2012.[2]


Goodwin signed with NASL club Carolina RailHawks on January 29, 2014.[3] He made his professional debut on June 14, 2014 in the US Open Cup against Chivas USA.[4]

Goodwin joined USL club Louisville City FC on March 16, 2015.[5]

On May 27, 2016, Goodwin announced his retirement from soccer upon his acceptance to study at Harvard Medical School.[6]


  1. ^ "Scott Goodwin". University of North Carolina. Retrieved June 15, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Joseph Goodwin". Retrieved June 15, 2014. 
  3. ^ "RAILHAWKS ADD GOALKEEPER GOODWIN, DEFENDER SCOTT FOR 2014 SEASON". North American Soccer League. Retrieved June 15, 2014. 
  4. ^ Rosano, Nicholas (June 14, 2014). "Shorthanded Real Salt Lake fall in stoppage time, Chivas USA out on penalties". Retrieved June 15, 2014. 
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