Nicholas ‘Gee’ Goddard holds a Canadian Soccer Association “B” License acquired in 2018. A native of Trinidad & Tobago, he moved to the US in 2019 to pursue further opportunities at the youth soccer level. Based in the Atlanta, GA region, he is currently the Assistant Academy Director/Select Head Coach at Georgia Alliance FC where he oversees teams between the U-7 – U-10 levels. Between 2018-19, he was the Player Development Director/Technical Staff Director at Ajax FC in Ontario, Canada where he oversaw teams within the club from recreation to competitive.
A former collegiate player at NCAA Division 1 Alabama A&M from 2005-06, Nicholas has also played for various semi-professional and professional clubs. After graduating with a degree in Civil Engineering in 2006, he played for the Lauderhill Lions in Florida, as well as professionally at Joe Public from 2007-2008 where he won the Trinidad & Tobago Pro League. Other teams he played for professionally includes: Lucozade of Trinidad & Tobago who won the Caribbean Football Union Club Champions League and the Caribbean Pro League knockout competition. He also played in the Canadian Soccer League for CNSC Toronto Croatia and won the League title.
Fun facts about Coach Nicholas
Favorite professional team: FC Barcelona
Favorite professional player: Lionel Messi
Favorite place to vacation: Tobago
Favorite Caribbean food: Pelau, Doubles, Roti
Hobbies away from soccer:
If you could change one thing about youth soccer: