Posted Jan 31, 2012

Harold Goodwin has been named the new offensive line coach the Colts. Goodwin joins Indianapolis after five seasons as an offensive assistant with Pittsburgh. Also, Indianapolis has parted ways with tight ends coach Ricky Thomas and assistant offensive line coach Ron Prince.

INDIANAPOLIS – Head Coach Chuck Pagano has added the second hire of his tenure with Indianapolis.


Harold Goodwin has joined the team as offensive line coach.  Goodwin joins Indianapolis after serving for the past five seasons as an offensive assistant with Pittsburgh.  He assisted the coaching staff with game preparation, video analysis and scouting of opponents.  Prior to joining the Steelers in 2007, he served from 2004-06 as assistant offensive line coach with Chicago.


Goodwin was the offensive line coach at Central Michigan from 2000-03, and he had the title of assistant head coach during his final season.  He began his career with a two-year stint at Eastern Michigan (1998-99).  Goodwin tutored tight ends and offensive tackles during his first season, then was the offensive line coach in 1999.


A native of Columbia, S.C., Goodwin played at Michigan from 1992-94.  He was a student assistant for two seasons there before being a graduate assistant in 1997, a national title season for Michigan.


Goodwin and his wife, Monica, have three children.  His brother, Jonathan, was a Pro Bowl reserve with New Orleans in 2010.


Ricky Thomas spent 10 years with the Colts organization (2002-2011), the last eight as the team’s tight ends coach. He holds 15 years of NFL coaching experience.


Prince served as the club’s assistant offensive line coach for two seasons (2010-11) following 18 years of collegiate coaching experience. From 2006-08, Prince was the head coach for the Kansas State Wildcats.

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