Title: Head Football Coach
Company: New Mexico State University
Location: Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
Jerry Kill, Head Football Coach at New Mexico State University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in coaching.
A college football coach with decades of experience to his credit, Mr. Kill has found success since 2021 as the head football coach at New Mexico State University. He was the assistant to the head coach and interim head coach at Texas Christian University from 2020 to 2021 and an assistant to the head coach at Virginia Tech in 2019. Prior to these posts, he served as an offensive coordinator for quarterbacks at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, in 2017. Mr. Kill began his coaching career as an offensive coordinator and a defensive coordinator with Pittsburg State University before becoming a head coach with Saginaw Valley State University in 1994.
Mr. Kill further contributed his talents as a chief administrator of the Kansas State University football program and as the author of “Chasing Dreams: Living My Life One Yard at a Time” in 2016. For his accomplishments as a coach, he has won 13 state championships, generated a 154-101 record, and made six appearances in bowl games. He has been recognized with numerous awards and accolades, including the Marquis Who’s Who Humanitarian Award for his charitable endeavors, including fundraising money for the National Foundation of Epilepsy.
Mr. Kill earned the FCA Power of Influence Award in 2016, the Bob McNamara Memorial Legends Award in 2015, the Cal Stoll Courage Award in 2014 and the Courage Award from the National Football Foundation in 2009. He was also inducted into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame in 2016 and the Southwestern College hall of fame in 2004, among further honors. Dedicated to his career field, Mr. Kill maintains affiliation with the American Football Coaches Association. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas, and in the coming years, he hopes to build his tournament program at New Mexico State University while experiencing continued success in his career.
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