CSU men's basketball vs. Metro State highlights - 10-27-12
Ross Hodge begins his third season at assistant coach with the Colorado State men's basketball program in 2014-15. Hodge was hired at CSU by Eustachy on April 12, 2012.
Hodge came to Colorado State after serving as an assistant coach under Larry Eustachy at Southern Miss for one season. While at USM, Hodge helped the Golden Eagles to a school-record 25 wins and an appearance in the 2012 NCAA tournament.
Before arriving at Southern Miss, Hodge spent two seasons as head coach at Midland College in Midland, Texas. During his tenure with the Chaps, Hodge compiled a 63-7 record, which included the 2011 Western Junior College Athletics Conference title. That same season Midland advanced to the National Junior Collegiate Athletics Association championship game. Hodge was named NJCAA Region V Coach of the Year.
In 2009-10, Hodge helped the Chaps to their best start in school history (26-0), ending the regular season with the nation's No. 1 ranking.
Prior to his time at Midland, Hodge coached for four years at Paris Junior College in Paris, Texas, the last three as head coach. He tallied an 83-17 record during his time at Paris, including two Texas Eastern Athletic Conference regular-season championships. In 2006-07 he was named the Texas Eastern Athletic Conference Coach of the Year, and the following year (2007-08) he earned Region 14 Coach of the Year honors.
Between 2003 and 2005 Hodge acted as the assistant men's basketball coach at Texas A&M University-Commerce, where he helped the Lions to the 2004-05 Lone Star Conference Championship, and a spot in the NCAA Division II Sweet Sixteen.
Hodge was a two-year starter at Paris Junior College, where he won the Bobby Walers Leadership Award in 2001. He finished his playing career at at Texas A&M-Commerce, where he was honored with the Terry Allen Award for leadership and positive representation on and off the court in 2003.
Hodge, a native of Dallas, Texas, and his wife, Shelly, have a daughter, Emery, and a son, Reed.
|ROSS HODGE AT A GLANCE|
|Education||Texas A&M-Commerce, 2003|
|2003-05||Texas A&M-Commerce, assistant coach|
|2005-06||Paris Junior College, assistant coach|
|2006-09||Paris Junior College, head coach|
|2009-11||Midland Junior College, head coach|
|2011-12||Southern Mississippi, assistant coach|
|2012-present||Colorado State, assistant coach|
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