Born November 20, 1927 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Attended Oshkosh High School, Graduate of University of Wisconsin – La Crosse
Coached football at:
UW-La Crosse, Assistant Coach 1952-1954; and
Waukesha South High School 1955-1976.
His coaching record was 133 wins, 41 losses and 8 ties, ten conference championships and four undefeated seasons.
Ken coached football for 25 years. He was head football coach at Waukesha South for 22 years. He coached swimming for four years. Started and coached wrestling for four years and was track coach for one year.
He became the Athletic Director at South in 1976.
His teams from 1957 through 1960 were undefeated, and four seasons without a loss. His teams finished 2nd in the state rankings four times.
Ken spoke at a number of coaching clinics including the University of Wisconsin, Beloit College, Lakeland College and New Trier High School in Illinois. He served on the WIAA Advisory Committee when the original football playoffs were drafted. He has officiated football, basketball, wrestling, track and baseball for some 30 years. He was picked to officiate two state tournaments in basketball at Madison as well as seven state tournaments in basketball for W.I.S.A.A.
Ken has had a number of outstanding athletes in his program but John Anderson of the Green Bay packers has gone the farthest.
Tag(s): Hall of Fame