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Ralph Hodge

School of Professional Studies

Exercise and Sports Science

M.A.E., 1996, Olivet Nazarene University
B.A., 1975, Olivet Nazarene University

Coach Hodge has taught numerous classes in physical education, health, and sport psychology. He also supervises student teachers.

In 1979, he came to Olivet after teaching three years at the secondary level. He has a bachelor’s degree in physical education and a Master of Arts in Education.

He has had additional graduate studies from Western Illinois University, Northern Illinois University and Governor's State University.

In addition to teaching, Coach Hodge directs summer youth and high school basketball camps at ONU and has been a clinician for the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association. He has been head men's basketball coach since 1979.



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