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Coach Todd Dodge marks his 33rd year in coaching in 2018, 19 of those years as a head football coach. He currently serves as Head Football Coach and Athletic Director at Austin Westlake High School – home of Drew Brees, Justin Tucker and Nick Foles.
Coach Dodge discovered his passion for the game early on in high school in Port Arthur, Texas, he was two-time AP All-State & Player of the Year and as a senior, he was selected to the Parade All-American Team. In 2001, he was inducted into the Port Arthur Yellow Jacket Hall of Fame and in 2007, was inducted into the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame.
While attending the University of Texas at Austin, Coach Dodge played quarterback and started 23 games with a record of 19-4. He began his coaching career immediately after graduation. In 2004, he was Head Coach for the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) North All-Stars, in 2006, he was the Offensive Coordinator for the Army All-American game and in 2017, he served as the Head Coach for the Army All-American game.
As a high school coach, Coach Dodge has been named National Coach of the Year three times. His career record is 178-64. During his five-year run at Southlake Carroll from 2002-2006, he was 79-1 with five consecutive state championship appearances at the Texas 6A level – winning the state championship four times during that run. As he begins his fifth year at Austin Westlake High School, his record is 48-8, having an undefeated season in 2017 and a trip to the Texas State Championship Semi-Finals. He holds seven career state semi-final championships overall.
To date, Coach Dodge has mentored nine quarterbacks who were named Texas State Offensive Players of the Year, while four have also been named Parade All-American.
Coach Dodge has been married to Elizabeth Neptune Dodge for 33 years. They have two children – a son, Riley who currently serves as Southlake Carroll’s Head Football Coach and is married to Alexis and a daughter, Molly who recently married Weston Kuenstler. Todd and Elizabeth are the proud grandparents of Tate Riley and Landry Mack Dodge.