|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|2004–2008||Southeast Missouri State (assistant)|
|Head coaching record|
Dodson played two seasons at Bevill State Community College, earning an associate degree in 1989. He then played at Livingston University—now known as the University of West Alabama—completing his bachelor's degree in 1993.
In 1995, Dodson returned to Bevill State as head coach, a position he held for two seasons. He compiled a record of 31–77. In 1997, he moved to Martin Methodist College as head coach. In seven seasons, he led the RedHawks to a 190–144 record and placed four players into the professional ranks. In 2004, he moved to Southeast Missouri State as an assistant coach. He served as recruiting coordinator and pitching coach for five seasons. After the 2008 season, Dodson was named head coach at North Dakota, managing the transition to Division I. He led the program into the Great West Conference and later the Western Athletic Conference.
Head coaching record
This table shows Dodson's record as a head coach at the Division I level.
|North Dakota Fighting Sioux (NCAA Division I) (2009)|
|University of North Dakota (Great West Conference) (2010–2013)|
|2010||North Dakota||19–35||13–15||5th||GWC Tournament|
|2011||North Dakota||12–35||7–17||7th||GWC Tournament|
|2012||North Dakota||19–37||10–18||6th||GWC Tournament|
|2013||North Dakota||25–22–1||13–11||5th||GWC Tournament|
|University of North Dakota (Western Athletic Conference) (2014–2016)|
- "Jeff Dodson Bio". University of North Dakota. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
- "Jeff Dodson Hired as University of North Dakota Head Baseball Coach". Southeast Missouri Redhawks. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
- "Where Are They Now? Jeff Dodson". Bevill State Community College. January 10, 2010. Archived from the original on April 26, 2014. Retrieved April 21, 2014.