Charlie Goodyear
Charlie Goodyear
Title: Director of Strength and Conditioning
Phone: (334) 833-4324
Education: M.S. Adult Education, Troy Univ.-Montgomery; B.S., Social Science and Health Science, Troy State Univ.

Charlie Goodyear was named Huntingdon College's first Director of Strength and Conditioning in 2012.

In this role, Goodyear oversees all aspects of the strength and conditioning department for the Hawks' 18 sports. He is tasked with the preparation of more than 500 student-athletes, as well as the scheduling and maintenance of the two facilities used for training. He has directed two facility renovations and leads yearly fundraising efforts.

Goodyear, who has developed the program from its inception, has consistently developed athletes and teams that perform at a high level. He has produced 31 National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) All-Americans since 2011 and has assisted in the preparation of numerous team and individual championships.

Goodyear is a USAW Advanced Weightlifting coach, USAW Sports Performance Coach, CrossFit certified trainer, Certified Disability Sport Specialist (CDSS), Tactical Athlete Kettlebell Instructor and holds specialty certifications in Olympic lifting, Movement & Mobility, Powerlifting and Group Exercise.

He has presented at various conferences and clinics, and is a consultant to numerous regional athletic programs, as well as special forces units within SOCOM. Goodyear authored the Air Force Combatives Program (AFCP) Combat Fitness Module, and is an AFCP Master Instructor & Course Director. He is also a licensed MMA & Boxing Trainer with the Alabama Athletic Commission.

Goodyear came to Huntingdon as the offensive line coach in 2004 and became the football program's strength and conditioning coach in 2005. During his 11 seasons as the Hawks' offensive line coach, his groups paved the way for the top-ranked Division III offense twice in five seasons.

In two seasons in the USA South Athletic Conference (2013 and 2014) and one season in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (2008), Goodyear groomed three South Region offensive linemen, seven All-Conference selections, 11 Academic All-Conference selections and 11 National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society selections.

Prior to Huntingdon, Goodyear spent two seasons as a graduate assistant at Troy University.

In 2001, Goodyear's senior season at Troy, he played in every game for the Trojans' in their inaugural Division I-A season. Prior to Troy, he was an offensive lineman at Tennessee-Martin, where he started 28 of 33 career games and was voted team captain as a junior in 1999.

Goodyear played defensive end at Jefferson Davis High School in Montgomery, where his team won the Class 6A state championship his senior season and was the Class 6A runner-up during his junior season. As a senior, he was an all-state selection and was selected to play in the Alabama-Mississippi All Star game.

Goodyear earned his B.S. in Social Science & Health Science from Troy State University, and his M.S. in Adult Education from Troy University.

Goodyear is married to the former Kyana Neller, a professional ballet dancer and the School Director of the Alabama River Region Ballet. They have a son, Torian Charles, and a daughter, Scarlett Louise.

Goodyear is the son of Charles and Susan Goodyear and has two sisters, Amber McDaniel and Althea Cabarrao.