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Staff Profile

Ed Hodgkiss is in his 10th year as the Knights’ head coach. Under his direction, BMHS has won five league titles (2010, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018). He has a record of 59-38 at BMHS. His 2010 team holds the school record for most points scored in a game (65) and a season (454). Prior to coming to BMHS, Hodgkiss coached at both the collegiate and professional level. He was a collegiate assistant coach at Fairmont State University, Montgomery Junior College, Morehead State University, and Randolph Macon College. At the professional level, Hodgkiss served as an assistant coach for the Albany Firebirds (AFL) and Indiana Firebirds (AFL). In 1999, the Albany Firebirds won the Arena League championship. From 2002-2008, Hodgkiss served as the head coach of the Los Angeles Avengers of the Arena Football League. In his first season with Los Angeles, he led the Avengers to the franchises’ first playoff appearance. He finished with a career record of 57-53. Hodgkiss had a distinguished high school and college playing career. At St. Vincent Pallotti High School in Maryland from 1984-1988, Hodgkiss earned team MVP and all-area honors as a running back. In 2004, he was inducted into the school’s inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame class. Following high school, Hodgkiss played at Fairmont State University (WV), where he lettered three years.