Authors Among Us Series Features New Book on Former Huron Coach Clodfelter

The Huron Public Library’s Authors Among Us series welcomes Kim Clodfelter, author of the new book, CLODDY: Coach Dwane “Cloddy” Clodfelter, a Pioneer in the Integration of NCAA College Basketball. The first Authors Among Us presentation for 2019 will be Wednesday, March 13, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Library.

CLODDY is the biography of coach Dwane “Cloddy” Clodfelter, former men’s basketball coach at the University of South Dakota. This sports biography is 306 pages long (370 pages with the 1460 endnotes) and includes 49 photos. The book covers Cloddy’s 14 years as a high school coach at six different South Dakota high schools (Forestburg, Fedora, Alpena, Centerville, Yankton, and Huron) and his 30 years coaching and teaching at the University of South Dakota. He was a pioneer in the integration of college athletics.

Dwane Clodfelter has been aptly described as both a gentleman and a “true character”. CLODDY, written by his son, Kim, is a testament to hard work, courage, and loyalty. To purchase CLODDY, go to the “Store” page on his website at

Kim Clodfelter is a South Dakota native who earned his history and law degrees at the University of South Dakota. He lives with his wife, Renee’, in Murfreesboro Tennessee.

For more information about this and other library programs stop by the Huron Public Library or phone 353-8530. 

(Huron Public Library)

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