Woody Hartman

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Woody Hartman
Personal information
Date of birth (1954-06-25) June 25, 1954 (age 63)
Place of birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1987 Temple Owls
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976 New Jersey Americans
1978–1981 Philadelphia Fever (indoor) 42 (0)
Teams managed
1976–1980 Father Judge High School
1984–1992 Philadelphia Textile (assistant)
1993–1996 Drexel Dragons (assistant)
1996–1997 Philadelphia KiXX (assistant)
1997–2009 Drexel Dragons (assistant)
2015 Cairn Highlanders (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Woody Hartman is a retired American soccer goalkeeper and coach. He played professionally in the American Soccer League, leading the league in saves in 1976, and the Major Indoor Soccer League. He also coached at the collegiate and professional levels.

Hartman graduated from Frankford High School. He attended Temple University where he played on the men’s soccer team from 1972 to 1974. In 1976, Hartman turned professional with the New Jersey Americans of the American Soccer League. He led the league in saves.[1] That fall, he began his coaching career as head coach of the Father Judge High School soccer team, a position he held until 1980. In 2006, Father Judge High School inducted Hartman into its Hall of Honor.[2] He did not play professionally again until 1978 when he signed with the Philadelphia Fever of the Major Indoor Soccer League. He spent three seasons with the Fever. In 1984, Hartman became the assistant coach to Lew Meehl at Philadelphia Textile. In 1993, both Meehl and Hartman moved to Drexel University. On September 26, 1996, Hartman left Drexel to become the goalkeeper coach for the Philadelphia KiXX of the National Professional Soccer League.[3] In 1997, he returned to Drexel as an assistant to Meehl.

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