Simon Hodge started his coaching career at 16 years old and he worked for the Charlton Athletic Community Trust for many years. He has also previously served as head of football and sports development at Gillingham, as U16s lead coach at Ebbsfleet United, and as first team coach at Fleet Leisure Football Club. He is currently a lead youth development phase academy coach at Charlton Athletic and works with the club’s U15s. His career highlight include leading Charlton’s U15s to the Premier League Floodlit Cup regional final.
He is the holder of a UEFA ‘A’ Licence and has had the opportunity to coach abroad, including stints working with players in South Africa, the USA and Australia.