Nick Dodson, Southeastern (Fla.): 2023 NAIA Men’s Indoor Track & Field National Coach of the Year

Nick Dodson was named the National Men’s Coach of the Year for the 2023 NAIA Indoor Track & Field season. Dodson, in his fifth year at Southeastern (Fla.), led the Fire to the team title at the 2023 NAIA Indoor Track & Field Championships in Brookings, South Dakota. SEU athletes scored in six different events, including a trio of top-8 finishers in the 60-meter hurdles. Most importantly, the Fire earned ten points in the meet-ending 4×400 relay, which sent them to their first indoor title in program history. SEU was ranked No. 1 in the National TFRI all season long and entered the NAIA Championships following a dominant victory at the Sun Conference Indoor Championships, where it scored 282 points behind 11 event champions.