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Brian Goodstein

Head Athletic Trainer



Brian Goodstein is entering his fifteenth season with D.C. United as the club's Head Athletic Trainer. His responsibilities cover all aspects of medical care, rehabilitation and sports performance for the team.

Previously he has served one term as vice president and president of PSATS. He was a member of the MLS Advisory Committee, and currently serves on the MLS policy and procedures committee, MLS concussion committee, and is on the editorial board for Training and Conditioning Magazine. In 2007 and 2004, he was honored as the MLS Athletic Trainer of the Year.

Goodstein served as the Director of Sports Performance at Metro Orthopedics and Sports Therapy in 2003. He also served as the head athletic trainer and strength and conditioning coach for the Tampa Bay Mutiny in 2001. Prior to joining Major League Soccer, Goodstein held a similar position with US Soccer Men's U-17 National Team program in Bradenton, FL, and went to two world championships. He has also worked as an athletic trainer for the U.S. Olympic Committee and U.S. Field Hockey Association.

Goodstein graduated from the University of Delaware in 1995 with a degree in Athletic Training. He earned a Masters in Sports Medicine from California University of Pennsylvania in 1996.

His hobbies included wrestling, racquetball, squash, hiking, biking, and running with his dog. He lives in the District of Columbia with his wife Judy, and son Ryan.

Kyle Sherry

Assistant Athletic Trainer



Kyle Sherry is in his fourth season with D.C. United.  Previously he has worked with UC, Berkeley’s men’s soccer program and the men’s club rugby team, and was an assistant at Reedley Community College.  In 2011 he interned with Sporting Kansas City.

Kyle has earned several certifications including his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from the NSCA as well as Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. To continue his education in aiding athletes he has taken courses in Functional Movement Screen (FMS), Lower Quarter rehabilitation from Exos, and myofascial decompression among other courses.

A graduate of Humboldt State University in 2009 where earned a B.S. in Kinesiology emphasis in athletic training education, he went on to earn his Masters degree in exercise physiology with an emphasis in injury prevention and sport performance from California University, Pennsylvania.


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