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Ryan Godwin Joins Charlottesville Alliance as Director of Goalkeeping and Facilities Manager

By Admin, 01/27/23, 10:00AM EST




Charlottesville, VA (January 27, 2023) - Charlottesville Alliance Sports Club is excited to announce the hiring of Ryan Godwin as Director of Goalkeeping and Facilities Manager. Godwin will lead all goalkeepers of the club as well as keeping Alliance park looking beautiful throughout the year.

Godwin is a graduate of Roanoke College with a Bachelor’s of Science in Sports Management. Godwin joins the Charlottesville Alliance SC staff after stints at other youth soccer organizations. Godwin has years of experience in coaching, event and facilities management, as well as social media and marketing. He brings a strong soccer background and knowledge of the game to The Alliance and will have an immediate impact at the club.  Additionally, Ryan has worked as a staff member at VBR Star, and as Assistant Varsity Coach at Salem High School. Godwin’s experience also includes working with soccer organizations such as iSoccerPath, and Salem Sabres SC.. 

“I’m really excited to be in a job where there are opportunities to grow professionally as well as be a part of an organization where the culture is so positive.  I am ready to help the coaching staff and community develop the next generation of players, ” Godwin stated.

“We are proud and excited to be able to announce Ryan Godwin as our Director of Goalkeeping and Facilities Manager! Ryan’s wide ranging talents will undoubtedly help elevate The Alliance to new levels,” said Shay Bell, Charlottesville Alliance SC Sporting Director. 

“Ryan’s energy and passion is what resonated with our club leadership.  He is determined to make himself a better coach and develop a career in the game.  We feel lucky that he brings more than one skill set [Director of Goalkeeping] and look forward to seeing the facility get even better under his watchful eyes,” Matt Nauman, Charlottesville Alliance SC President stated.

Ryan has already started with The Alliance and has been leading the Winter Goalkeeping Academy program as well as getting a better understanding of Alliance Park. If you see Godwin during training or at the park, please give him a great Alliance welcome!

About Charlottesville Alliance SC

Charlottesville Alliance Sports Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization located in Charlottesville, Virginia, and home to the University of Virginia.  Founded in August 2003, The Alliance has a long-term lease on 79 acres of land off of Polo Grounds Road and boasts up to seven (7) full-size Bermuda grass soccer fields.

The Alliance Sports Club is a national brand with affiliates located in markets across the United States.  The Alliance SC is proud to announce Charlottesville, Virginia as its first affiliate.