Varsity Head Coach
Coach Goff grew up in Fitzgerald, a town small in size but big in sports. He was active in gymnastics, golf, football, wrestling, and baseball.
He began wrestling in the USA KidsState wrestling program, winning several state championships and numerous state places. As a varsity wrestler at Fitzgerald High, Goff was a 3-time area champion, placing 5th as a junior at state and 3rd as a senior at state. Voted Most Versatile, Goff was a tri-athlete and an honor graduate of FHS.
Goff attended Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta on a 4-year baseball scholarship where he played both infield and outfield positions and set several school records in baseball. He completed a Bachelor's degree in Management and was part of a conference championship baseball team. During the championship season, he led SP in hitting with a .392 batting average, earning the offensive award for the season.
Goff received an MEd in Kinesiology from UGA and a K-12 Health and PE certification in 2005. Coach Goff served two years as the assistant coach under Travis Carr and took over as head coach for the 2010-2011 wrestling season. This same year he led the Hornets to their first Region Dual Championship.
The Roswell Wrestling Team has compiled a 42-11 Dual meet record under Coach Goff in the first two seasons of his head coaching career. The goal for the 2012-2013 season is to continue this trend towards the top.
Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Dan Snyder comes to Atlanta from Erie Pennsylvania . Dan attended Harbor Creek High School where he was a two time letter winner in football and a three time letter winner in wrestling. In wrestling Dan competed at 160 pounds his senior year, Dan helped his team compete for a district title, Dan also made his second trip to Pennsylvania state tournament his senior year.
Dan was brought to Wrestling powerhouse Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Dan wrestled at 157 pounds for the fighting Scots. In Dan's four years as a fighting Scot he helped his team to two top 5 finishes at the Division 1 NCAA tournament, as well as a 23rd. and a 15th. place Finnish respectively. Dan wrestled in many prestigious tournaments thought his career including the Southern Scuffle, Virginia duals, the Oklahoma Gold Classic, and The Journeyman Sprawl and Brawl.
Dan graduated in May with a BS degree in human performance. Dan currently works for Georgia Tech as a strength and conditioning coach, and is seeking his masters degree in sports psychology online through California University of Pennsylvania. Dan is eager about getting back on the mat this time as a coach.
Head JV Coach
Coach Gil Rodriguez is proud to be a new addition to the RHS wrestling program. He currently works as the Graduation Coach, helping students stay on track for graduation, applying to colleges, and working through life struggles. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Secondary Language Arts as well as a Master of Science degree in Educational Leadership. Coach Rodriguez hails from Miami, Florida, where he attended high school and played football. He switched gears early on to become a power lifter in the super heavyweight division, winning numerous competitions along the way. He also spent several years studying Ju-Jit-Su, also known as Brazilian ground fighting. Coach is excited to have been asked to be the Head JV coach for this, and hopefully many upcoming seasons. He looks forward to working closely with coaches Goff, Longstreth, and Snyder to help the Roswell wrestling program grow stronger by creating great student athletes.
Coach Longstreth relocated to the Alpharetta, Ga area in July of 2012! He currently works for McGraw-Hill Education- He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Gannon University, and a Master’s Degree in Special Education from University of Central Florida.
Coach Longstreth has taught Elementary, Middle, and High School for over 10 years and was a Program Placement Specialist for two years in Buncombe County, NC. He has been married for 17 years and have three great children, ages 15 Jacob, 13 Lauren, and Haley 5! They also have two foster care boys ages 7 and 5. In his words, "My family and I love our new community and are excited to be here!"
Some of my accomplishments are:
Seabreeze High School - Assistant Coach, Daytona Beach FL
Valley Springs Middle School - Head Coach, Asheville NC
Harbor Creek High School - Assistant Coach, Erie PA
McDowell Middle School - Head Coach, Erie PA
Gannon University Division II Wrestler – 4 years
Meadville Area High School Wrestler – 4 years
Folk style from age 6 to present
Greco-Roman Wrestling Team from 6th -12th grade PA National Team 10-12 grade
Freestyle National Team 6th -12th grade National Team 11