Chris Goodling has been an assistant track & field coach at Franklin & Marshall since the 2007-08 school year, providing guidance in all jumping events specializing in sprints and hurdles. He joined the cross country program staff before the start of the 2019 season.
Goodling graduated from Millersville University with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Psychology and a minor in Coaching. He obtained a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Millersville in 1995. At Millersville, Goodling participated in track and field from 1989-1992 and Cross Country in 1991. He served as Captain of both teams from 1991-1992. Goodling earned all Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference honors in the 400 intermediate hurdles and 4x400m relay and was a member of the 4x400m relay team that set an indoor school record in 1992.
After college, while continuing his running career, Goodling served nine years as a volunteer and as assistant coach at Conestoga Valley High School from 1996-2005. Goodling also has numerous top finishes at local road races in addition to competing with a group of elite local runners in several long-distance relays ranging from 50-200 miles throughout the East and West Coasts.