Pitching Coach Gary Goodwin enters his 10th season for Jackson College and his 11th season coaching in the Michigan Community College Athletic Association. Goodwin began his college career playing two years for Kalamazoo Valley Community College as a Right Handed Pitcher. He went on to play at Grand Valley State University, where JC's Head Coach Rick Smith was a graduate assistant at the time. He ended his college career playing for Steve Goodhart at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Arkansas. After leaving SAU, Goodwin pitched for Traveler's Baseball out of Arkansas in the Independent League.
Goodwin also works for the Rando Activity Center (RAC) in Jackson. He is a proud father of Mitchell Goodwin who played for the Jets during 2012-2014 seasons.