Ken is a native of Cincinnati where he played at St. Xavier High School and the University of Cincinnati. He signed with the Boston Red Sox organization and played professionally for five years, as high as AA and AAA. He posted top 5 finishes in E.R.A. and saves with 2 championships during his career. Ken has coached in the Cincinnati Elite Fall League for 11 years while coaching in the AABC for 7 years. He has assisted players in gaining college exposure while having several of his players reaching the professional level.