HOF Coach Profile: Harmon's Troy Hodges 4/29

Troy Hodges

By PrepsKC staff
Posted: May 1, 2019 - 1:16 PM

Hodges was born in Lebo, Kansas in 1945 and attended Lebo schools before moving on to Emporia State University.

He began his teaching and coaching career at Osawatomie before moving to Harmon. At Harmon he was the head football and wrestling coach from 1977-2002. His team’s won nine conference titles and qualified for the state playoffs once in his tenure. Hodges was named the Cecil Patterson Kansas City Metro Football Coach of the Year in 2000.

As a wrestling coach his team’s won 12 league titles and 29 tournament championships. Hodges was instrumental in promoting the sport helping to organize the Metro Classic All-Star Wrestling Dual. He is a member of the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Hall of Fame.

Hodges is also a member of the Harmon High Schools Sports Hall of Fame and the Kansas State High School Activities Association Hall of Fame.

Hodges passes away in 2011 but a scholarship fun in his name has raised thousands of dollars for Harmon students.