Taly Goode enters his fifth season with the Buckeye coaching staff in 2012, continuing his role of primary goalkeeper coach, while also completing other coaching, recruiting and administrative duties.
In his first three seasons at Ohio State, Goode mentored Matt Lampson, who ended his career in second place all-time in career clean sheets with 24 and had the lowest career goals-against average (0.86) in program history.
Prior to joining the Ohio State staff in June 2009, Goode spent three previous seasons as a part-time assistant at Ohio Dominican, following three seasons with the Kansas City Wizards (MLS) after being originally drafted out of Marshall University by the Atlanta Silverbacks of the A-League.
Goode lettered four years at Marshall during the 1996-2000 seasons, earning the Sam Hood Leadership Award and the Ed Starling Male Athlete of the Year in his senior season. An All Mid-American Conference selection in 2000, he still holds the program record for season and career shutouts after tallying 7.5 during the 2000 campaign en route to the Herds' MAC Championship and 15 for his career.
Goode went on to serve as a volunteer assistant coach at his alma mater during the 2001 season.
A 2001 graduate of Marshall, Goode earned his bachelor's degree in history. While serving as the assistant at Ohio Dominican, he completed his MBA at Franklin in 2007, in addition to working at Nationwide Insurance as a commercial underwriter for five years. He resides in Columbus, Ohio.