Doug Goodale Morristown: A Wrestling Champion

Doug Goodale of Morristown has spent eleven years teaching English and coaching winning teams at two Benedictine Catholic Schools.

Doug Goodale of Morristown has experienced prep sports from the perspective of both coach and participant. He was a New England Champion wrestler in high school, and an All-New England Cross-Country runner at Thayer Academy. He also won the Boston Globe’s All-Scholastic Award in wrestling. Later on, as a student at Franklin & Marshall College, Doug Goodale of Morristown competed at the Division I level in wrestling, and was a starter on the F&M wrestling team for two years.

As a coach, Doug Goodale of Morristown has helped to train teams at the high school level for wrestling, cross-country, and rugby. At the Canterbury School, he coached three All-American wrestlers and led the wrestling team to a third place finish in the New England Preparatory Championships in 2006.

Doug Goodale of Morristown was an assistant coach at the Delbarton School for four years before entering grad school in 2010. He considered it a privilege to coach several state place winners. Delbarton’s wrestling team had its first winning season in a decade during his first year at Delbarton. Three years later the team won its first county championship in two decades, and placed in the top 20 at the nationally recognized tournament, the aptly-named “Beast of the East.”  As an assistant coach of the cross country team, Doug Goodale of Morristown had the opportunity to coach alongside the legendary John Barnicle and Dave Sulley, and saw two of his runners place in the top seven in the New Jersey Meet Of Champions. These runners went on to win the mile and two mile competitions at the Penn Relays. In 2012 and 2014, Doug Goodale of Morristown was proud to see the Rugby Team at Delbarton capture the State Championship title.


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