Bethesda native Aaron Goodman has been named the head men’s basketball coach at .
The NCAA Division III college is located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
Goodman has spent the past nine seasons as an assistant at the Naval Academy in Annapolis.
“We are excited to welcome Coach Goodman to our team,” said Washington College Director of Athletics Dr. Bryan Matthews. “His experience at the Naval Academy has prepared him well for success in recruiting top academic student-athletes and leading young men in their athletic pursuits. We look forward to the resurgence of Washington College men’s basketball under his leadership.”
During his stint at the Naval Academy, Goodman coached one All-American, 11 All-Patriot League, and seven Patriot League All-Academic student-athletes.
“I would like to thank Dr. Matthews, the search committee, and all of the terrific people I met through the search process for giving me this incredible opportunity,” said Goodman, a Walter Johnson High School graduate. “I have been working hard towards becoming a head coach and am honored and fortunate to have been chosen to lead the Washington College men’s basketball program.”
Goodman, a former head junior varsity and assistant varsity boys basketball coach at Sandy Springs Friends School in Olney, will become the Shoremen’s 14th all-time head coach as the program enters its 104th season during the 2015-16 campaign.
“I am looking forward to getting to know each one of the returning student-athletes as well as the incoming freshman class and discussing with them the new direction, expectations, a renewed enthusiasm, and a new attitude towards a winning culture within the Washington College men’s basketball program,” said Goodman. “Our basketball program has a storied history and a valued alumni base that will be a significant part in our push towards the top of the Centennial Conference.”