About Coach Dodge
Coach Dodge is a SEVEN time State Champion, including the last three seasons of his coaching career, 2019, 2021, and 2021 again, as the 2020 title was contested in January. He will step away from full time coaching for the 2022 season. He will do so with three titles at Westlake and four at Southlake Carroll (2002, 2004, 2005 and 2006). The seven titles are the third most for a coach in Texas history. Dodge with seven, GA Moore with eight, Scott Surratt with eight and counting, and the Texas High School legend Gordon Wood with nine all time. Dodge’s seven were all won at the 6A level, the highest classification in Texas.
In his eight seasons as Head Coach of the Chaparrals he compiled a 104-12 record while capturing a 3 Peat. While at Southlake Carroll, from 2002-2006, he won four titles and two mythical National Titles and had a 79-1 stretch while amassing a 98-11 record.
When the final season on the sidelines ended, Coach Dodge was bestowed with three more National Coach of the Year Awards and two State Coach of the Year Awards:
- National High School Coaches Association Coach of the Year
- All American Bowl Coach of the Year
- MaxPreps Coach of the Year
- Padilla Poll Coaches 6A Coach of the Year
- Texas High School Coaches Association Coach of the Year
Coach Dodge has had four starting quarterbacks while at Westlake, Cade Klubnik, Kirkland Michaux, Taylor Anderson and Sam Ehlinger. Klubnik (Clemson Univ.) is now the all time leading passer at Westlake. During his time on the varsity he threw for 7,426 yards with a touchdown to interception ratio of 86-7. During the 2021 season he was named the Gatorade Texas Football Player of the Year, MaxPreps National Player of the Year, TSWA Offensive Player of the Year, All-American Bowl Player of the Year and All American Game Offensive MVP. Klubnik additionally was a 2X State Championship starting QB, winning the title game MVP in his junior season and being named the MVP of the Elite 11 that summer. Kirland Michaux was named the 2019 State title game MVP. Taylor Anderson was the all time leading passer before being eclipsed by Klubnik. Sam Ehlinger was a four year starter at the University of Texas and a 6th round selection of the Indianapolis Colts. He is currently their backup quarterback.
In more than 30+ years Coach Dodge has amassed a 234-72 record at the high school level where he is considered an innovator of the spread offense in the State of Texas. He has coached eight State Offensive Players of the Year – Cade Klubnik, Sam Ehlinger, Chase Wasson, Chase Daniel, Greg McElroy, Riley Dodge, Ricky Lay and Max Knake.
Seven of the eight Players of the Year played NCAA Division 1:
Coach Dodge was a University of Texas Quarterback from 1982-1985 throwing for 2,791 yards and 18 touchdowns. He is married to Elizabeth Neptune Dodge. Their son, Riley is married to Alexis Havens Dodge and they are the proud parents of 3 children. Their daughter, Molly, is married to Weston Kuenstler.
Introducing the 'Training a Championship QB' Video by Todd Dodge!
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