Virginia Tech Athletics Department
675 Washington St., SW
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Sports Medicine/Athletic Training
Responsibilities: As associate athletics director for sports medicine, Goforth oversees the healthcare needs of all student-athletes and organizes all trainers and doctors while supervising all other healthcare-related services that Tech offers.
Joined VT Staff: 1998.
Prior to Virginia Tech: Goforth came to Tech from the Hamilton Medical Center/Bradley Wellness Center in Dalton, Ga., where he was the director of wellness and sports medicine. He has an extensive background in sports medicine, having worked at East Tennessee State University, William Fleming High School in Roanoke, Va., Tusculum College in Tusculum, Tenn., Greene County Sports Medicine/Industrial Cooperative and Pioneer Sports Medicine/Physical Therapy Clinic. He also has consulted on program development throughout the country.
Education: East Tennessee State University, 1991 (B.A. in physical education); Virginia Tech, 1995 (master's in sport management).
Family: Goforth and his wife, Tracy, a teacher at Blacksburg Middle School, have two sons, Ethan and Luke.