LIU Mourns the Passing of Simon Hodnett


The LIU community mourns the passing of track and field coach Simon Hodnett, ’05. Hodnett led LIU to 10 Northeast Conference championships during his career as head coach, earning his most recent team title at the 2019 NEC Men’s Indoor Championship. A 10-time NEC Coach of the Year, he coached nearly 500 All-NEC honorees during his 15 years in Brooklyn. Hodnett coached six individual Division I indoor and outdoor track and field All-Americans, three Olympians, one Indoor World Relay Gold medalist and one Outdoor World Relay Bronze medalist.