Coach Kehrein is currently one the longest serving coaches in the Lawrence Athletic department. He presently holds positions as both an assistant football coach and an assistant track coach.Q: How long have you been at Lawrence?
A: I graduated from Lawrence in 1998 and have been here ever since.
Q: What different positions have you held at LU?
A: Following my years as a student, I was assistant track coach from 1999-2001; then was head track coach and an assistant football coach from 2002-2005; then from 2005-2007 I was strictly an assistant football coach; and beginning this year, I will be continuing as an assistant football coach as well as taking on the responsibilities of an assistant track coach.
Q: What was you major as an undergrad here at LU?
Q: Who was you favorite professor while you were a student?
A: It was a visiting professor by the name of William Sloan Coffin. Sadly he just passed away.
Q: What sports did you participate in while you were a student?
A: I did two years of football during my freshman and sophomore years and did 4 years of track.
Q: What is you favorite restaurant in the Appleton area?
A: It was Mongo’s but it recently shut down.
Q: What was you favorite athletic road trip either as a player or coach?
A: I have two favorites. One was when I went to New York for nationals as the track coach in 2003. They charter us a plane and everything it was a lot of fun. The second trip would have to be the track team’s annual trip to Florida during spring break while I was coaching. We had a lot of great times down there and competed well too.
Q: What’s you favorite drill to run as a coach?
A: (Laughs) It would have to be watching the football guys flip tires.
Q: How would you describe your political views?
A: I would say I am a free and independent thinker.
Q: What’s a book that you recently read and enjoyed?
A: I’d have to say ****Confessions of an Economic Hitman**** by John Perkins as well as ****An Inconvenient Truth**** by Al Gore.
Q: What’s you favorite NFL team?
A: The Green Bay Packers.
Q: How far do you think they’ll go in the playoffs this season?
A: At least the NFC Championship, that’s a safe bet.