About Simon N. Hodnett
A collegiate team coach, Simon N. Hodnett laid the foundation for his success by earning a bachelor’s degree in 1994. Early in his career, Simon N. Hodnett served as an assistant track and field coach at Long Island University, where his responsibilities included coordinating budget operations, organizing travel considerations for away meets, and recruiting student-athletes. While holding this position, he received the AFLAC National Assistant Coach of the Year award.
To help him better perform his duties, Mr. Hodnett earned a master’s degree in coaching and conditioning and health science from Long Island University in 2005. This led to a position as a college professor at the Long Island University Brooklyn Campus. In this capacity he planned, led, and evaluated course materials related to athletic training and conditioning.
For the past 12 years, Mr. Hodnett has served as the head men and women's track and field coach at the Long Island University Brooklyn campus. Under his direction, individuals on the university track and field teams have achieved distinction, including winning 178 Northeast Conference individual and relay titles. Additionally, three student-athletes have gone on to compete in the Olympics.