Vickie Cox Goguen (Class of 1985, Soccer) began her varsity soccer career in 1982 as a tenth grade midfielder for the 13-2-1 Spartans. In 1983, Vickie scored 8 goals and had five assists. As a senior, Vickie played center midfielder and led her team to an 11-5-2 record, scoring 8 goals and 6 assists.
Vickie was a Suburban Council All-Star, the Section 2 Player of the Year. She was also named to the All-State first team. She represented the Adirondack Region at the Empire State Games for several years and played on the NY State team in 1985. She was honored as the first Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Women’s Soccer Team All-American in history.
Vickie played on scholarship for the Keene State College, were she was recognized as an Academic All-American. She was nominated as the Most Outstanding Physical Education major in New Hampshire. She was the New Hampshire representative for the National Physical Education Recreation and Dance Committee. Vickie taught Physical Education for seven years before starting a family. She has coached many levels of sports, from youth through high school
Vickie continues to excel in athletics as an accomplished long distance runner. She has completed five marathons, finishing 3rd in San Antonio and 243rd in New York City. She has also completed the Boston, San Diego and Vancouver marathons. Her most impressive running achievement was the 2007 UltraCentric Ultra-Marathon where she finished 1st among females and 2nd overall, running 62 miles in 12 hours.
She and her husband, Marc, will celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary in July. They live in Trophy Club, Texas, with their two sons, Matthew and Joshua, and daughter, Kylie.