In 1968, Coach Dod began his coaching career at Bishop Guertin where he coached cross country, freshmen basketball and outdoor track.
The following three years he coached the Sanborn Regional High School baseball team to a 49 and 18 record with appearances in the Class M finals and semi finals. He also coached the varsity football, varsity soccer, and junior varsity basketball teams and was the school's athletic director.
Coach Dod returned to Bishop Guertin for a 16 year tenure, coaching football, freshmen basketball and was the head baseball coach for 13 years where the Cardinals qualified for the state Class L tournament 11 of 13 seasons - semi-final appearances in 1980 - 1982, 1984, 1987 and 1988 . Winning the state title in 1982 and 1987 and was runner-up in 1984 for a record of record 203-158. He served as the school's athletic director for 12 years.
The following four years were at Milford Area Senior High School where he served as the assistant principal and two years had the added responsibilities as athletic director. The Spartans had a 4 year record of 10-45 and qualified for the state tournament in 1990.
In 1992 Souhegan High School opened and for twenty five seasons Coach Dod has been the athletic director (retired in 2009) and varsity baseball coach. He also coached the Varsity Girls' Basketball team in 1997-1998 to a 17-6 record, reaching the Class I semifinals.
Over the past twenty five years the Souhegan varsity baseball team has posted a record of
280 - 189 and qualified for the Class I / Division II tournament twenty one times, with a semifinal appearance in 1997 and 2006, the CLASS I CHAMPIONS in 2003 and 2016 and the CLASS I RUNNER UP in
2004 and 2017.
Coach Dods overall baseball coaching record entering the
2018 season is 542 410. Coach Dod is in his 50th year coaching high school sports.
Some of the honors received throughout Bill's career are:
FIVE TIMES NAMED CLASS I ATHLETIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR (INCLUDING MOST RECENT SELECTION IN 2006)
1987 OSCAR MEYER NATIONAL COACH OF THE YEAR
NEW HAMPSHIRE COACHES ASSOCIATION BASEBALL COACH OF THE YEAR - (1982 AND 1987)
NEW HAMPSHIRE'S BASEBALL COACHES' ASSOCIATION CLASS I COACH OF THE YEAR -
(2003 and 2016)
2001 NEW HAMPSHIRE ATHLETIC DIRECTORS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
NEW HAMPSHIRE COACHES HALL OF FAME
MANCHESTER UNION HALL OF FAME
2006 INDUCTION INTO THE NHIAA HALL OF FAME