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Adam Goodsir

Michigan State


Goodsir, who boasts a 3.75 GPA, will graduate this May with his degree in kinesiology. He is a double minor in entrepreneurship and innovation and health promotions.

Goodsir has received Academic All-Big Ten, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, and AHCA All-America Scholar honors twice, as well as Dean’s List recognition in five of his six semesters. He was the recipient of the 2019-20 Harold and Raynor Shnider Office of the Provost Award.

He completed an internship with Miotech Orthopedic Group last summer and intends to pursue medical sales after his hockey career is complete.


Goodsir is an alternate captain for the Spartans and also received votes last year. He has served as a member of the team’s leadership group, as well.

He was a two-time team captain with the Tri-City Storm, where he played junior hockey in the USHL. Goodsir prefers to lead by example but is not afraid to speak up when necessary. He is well respected at Michigan State by his professors, fellow students, and teammates as he embodies the qualities of a total student-athlete. Goodsir has used his platform to make a difference.

In addition, he has been a student-leader with Athletes in Action and a speaker at both Athletes in Action and CRU events.


Goodsir has been heavily involved in community outreach initiatives, both with his team and within the department.

He participated in the Accessible Trick of Treating, allowing children with disabilities to have an indoor halloween experience with Spartan student-athletes. Goodsir also participated in Teams for Toys, the Green Bandana Project, March is Reading Month, Michigan State’s Student-Athlete Food Drive, and the MSU Sled Hockey Clinic.

Likewise, Goodsir has organized and spearheaded MSU’s Hockey Movember campaign, which finished second in the Big Ten in 2019. The Spartans were able to raise thousands of dollars for men’s health initiatives.


In his four year career, Goodsir has played in more than 100 games for Michigan State. He is a member of a team which had improved its record in each of the two seasons before the pandemic.

He received the Spartans’ 2020-21 Physical Fitness Award.