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Todd Hendricks (right) speaks with a player last season in his job as the offensive coordinator of the AFC Rangers. This year, Hendricks is working as a head coach of the Viterbo Pitbulls in Italy. (Contributed)

Coaching half a world away

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Some people will travel the globe for an opportunity to do something they love.

Osakis resident Todd Hendricks is the perfect example of this. Last Thursday, he left his home in central Minnesota and hopped on a plane to Italy, where he will be the head coach of the Viterbo Pitbulls football team for the 2014 season. This coaching position is just another chapter in his long career of football experience overseas.


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Blaze Fugina
Blaze Fugina is a sports reporter at the Echo Press. Before working in Alexandria, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. He previously worked as the community editor of the Mound Laker for more than a year. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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