VYPE: What led to your decision to take the Woodward position as football head coach?
Ken: It was a family decision…the opportunity to build my own program. Coaching my kids was something I have been waiting for the right opportunity.
VYPE: Where have you coached previously?
Ken: Northwest Missouri State University , Minnesota State , Emporia State , University of Nebraska Kearney and Northwestern Oklahoma State University.
VYPE: What are you looking forward to the most in year one as a coach and teacher?
Ken: Helping our student athletes achieve goals that they thought weren’t possible.
VYPE: Who has inspired you the most?
Ken: My family (wife, kids – Dominik Gordon, Addisyn Gordon and McKinley Gordon).
VYPE: What is your message to athletes at Woodward under your guidance and leadership?
Ken: I will give you my all everyday.
VYPE: What are your hobbies? What do you enjoy doing most during your free time?
Ken: Spending time and relaxing with my family, working out and fishing with my son.
VYPE: Where is your favorite place to eat dinner (eating out)? What’s your choice from the menu?
Ken: Texas Roadhouse – biscuits, catfish and green beans.
VYPE: What do you think is the most essential life skill?
Ken: Don’t allow your advantages to become your disadvantages.
VYPE: What is your proudest accomplishment?
Ken: Winning three national championships/graduating with my masters degree.
VYPE: Which famous historical person would you want to spend the day with?
Ken: Brent Venables (Love his passion for the game of football and he is a really good ball coach).