Under-20s: Gooch earned six caps and three starts for the U-20 MNT in 2014, logging 317 minutes and scoring one goal. That tally came in the final international match of the year, a game-winner in the 71rst minute to defeat host Honduras 2-1 on Dec. 21 in San Pedro Sula … Under-18s: Gooch featured for the U-18 MNT during the 2013 Northern Ireland Milk Cup, starting in all three matches as the USA took third in the tournament. Gooch had previously played for the U.S. U-15 Boys’ National Team.
Gooch is a former Development Academy player with the Santa Cruz Breakers, leading the U-16 team in goal scoring during the 2010-11 season. He signed with Sunderland’s U-18s for 2012-13 and has moved his way up the ladder, breaking into Sunderland’s U-21 team in 2014-15.