Ben Hodges joined the SVSU Football Coaching Staff in January of 2018 and will serve as the team's Linebackers Coach / Special Teams Coordinator.
Hodges comes to Saginaw Valley from Western Illinois University, where he was the Outside Linebackers Coach / Special Teams Coordinator in 2017 and the team's Running Backs Coach / Co-Special Teams Coordinator in 2016.
Prior to Western Illinois during 2016, Hodges spent time at Ohio State University as the team's Special Teams Quality Control Coach.
Ben was an assistant coach at Eastern Kentucky University for 10 years, spanning from 2006-2015. He helped lead the team to three Ohio Valley Conference Championships and appearances in the 2007, 2008, 2011 and 2014 NCAA Playoffs.
Hodges earned his bachelor's degree from Central College in 2006 with an Economics degree, graduating Summa cum Laude. He earned his master's degree in Sports Administation from Eastern Kentucky in 2007.