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Jason Hodges is in his 15th season with USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program and is serving as the athletic trainer for the U.S. Men’s National Under-18 Team in 2012-13.
Hodges has been on the staff of three gold medal-winning U.S. Men’s National Under-18 Teams (2005, 2009, 2011). Hodges was also part of the staff for the U.S. Men’s National Under-18 Team that captured the silver medal at the 2007 IIHF U18 Men’s World Championship in Tampere and Rauma, Finland.
During the 2009-10 season, Hodges served as athletic trainer for the U.S. National Under-17 Team that captured first place at the 2010 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Timmins, Ontario.
Additionally, Hodges was the athletic trainer for the U.S. National Junior Team at the 2011 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo, N.Y., where the squad earned a bronze medal. He took on the same role at the 2009 IIHF World Junior Championship in Ottawa, Ontario, and at the 2002 IIHF World Junior Championship in Pardubice and Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic. Hodges has also served as an athletic trainer at USA Hockey’s National Junior Evaluation Camp in Lake Placid, N.Y., for the past seven years.
Prior to joining the NTDP, the New Baltimore, Mich., native gained experience at the University of Michigan working as a student athletic trainer with several Michigan athletic teams, including football and ice hockey.
Hodges is a 1998 graduate of the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in movement science from the division of kinesiology. He earned his master’s degree in athletic training from Indiana State University in 1999.