Ken Whisenhunt Is Arizona Cardinals Coach

January 23, 2009

Meet Ken Whisenhunt, an American professional football coach who is currently the head coach of the Arizona Cardinals NFL team. Whisenhunt is responsible for leading his team to first ever Super Bowl appearance in franchise history. See a video and a biography of Ken Whisenhunt here.

Ken is certain that his team would be able to handle the pressure that comes from playing on the biggest stage of the League. He has given some days off to the players and will be returning to training shortly.

“It’s just a shame there won’t be many story lines this week because of this matchup,” Whisenhunt said “I mean, I’m glad we are playing in it, but the reason I’m here is because of my time with Pittsburgh, and I am very grateful for that.”

As a biography, Ken Whisenhunt was born on February 28, 1962 in Augusta, Georgia so his age is 46. He played college bowl at Georgia Tech and earned a degree in Civil Engineering from there. He has also been an NFL player for four years. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the 1985 draft and later moved on to Washington Redskins and New York Jets.

As a training official, he started with the Baltimore Ravens in 1997. He was hired by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a tight ends coach. His good performance promoted him to the post of the offensive coordinator of the team in 2004 where he grew in reputation after his trick plays helped Steelers in their Super Bowl XL win.

Whisenhunt was hired by as the head coach of the Cardinals in February 2007. The Cardinals improved to finish with 8-8 in his first season as the coach. His tactics worked in the following season when quarterback Kurt Warner was made the starter. The Cardinals finished the regular season with 9-7 and then went on to defeat the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship game on January 18th this year to book a place in the Super Bowl XLIII.

Ken is married to Alice Whisenhunt and has two children.

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