Todd Goebbel joined the Marshall staff in 2005 and currently serves as pass game coordinator and receivers coach.
Under his direction Marshall has seen steady improvement among its receiving corps and in special teams where he served as special units coach for his first three years at MU. Under his tutelage, Emmanuel Spann earned all-conference honors as a kick returner in 2006 and Chubb Small ranked among the C-USA leaders in the department in 2005. Quality depth and balance has been a trademark of Marshall's receivers in recent years and in 2007 this was evidenced by the fact that 3,000-yard passer Bernard Morris spread the ball to 13 different receivers and, among wideouts, five of them recorded 276 or more receiving yards on the season. In 2008, he oversaw a unit that produced standout wide receiver Darius Passmore who recorded 56 catches for 945 yards and seven scores.
He came to Marshall after serving as Ohio State's defensive quality control coach for one season. In that role he assisted with film breakdown of the opponents, scouting and self-evaluation of the Buckeye defense. Goebbel helped Ohio State to an 8-4 record that included a win over Oklahoma State in the Alamo Bowl.
Goebbel, a native of Delaware, Ohio, attended Kent State University and was a three-year starter at quarterback for the Golden Flashes, winning MVP honors as a sophomore in 1996 while being selected as captain as a junior in 1997.
Following the 1997 season, Goebbel transferred to the University of Northern Iowa, where he was the starting quarterback in 1998 and earned Gateway Conference Newcomer of the Year honors.
He graduated from Northern Iowa in 1998 and briefly played for the Buffalo Destroyers of the Arena Football League.
In 1999 he coached tight ends at the College of Wooster and following the season was named the quarterbacks and wide receivers coach at Tiffin University where he coached for two years before moving on to Quincy University where he served as offensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator for the 2002 and 2003 seasons.
Todd's wife, Sara, is a Kent State graduate, and the couple has one son, Tyler. His brother, Aaron, seves as Marshall director of ticketing.