Joe KennCarolina Panthers Head S&C Coach [Indiana]
Head Strength Coach of the Carolina Panthers. Known simply as “House” to players, Joe Kenn’s goal as the Panthers’ strength and conditioning coach is to protect and produce: protect the athletes’ body armor and produce athletic based results. He employs a holistic and integrated philosophy in his comprehensive training plan that utilizes strength training, explosive development, high intensity interval training and performance-based nutrition. It is a structured approach that enhances players’ physical attributes.
An accomplished strength and conditioning coach, Kenn’s program was instrumental in Carolina’s success in 2015 as the Panthers won the NFC Championship and advanced to Super Bowl 50. For his efforts, Kenn was named NFL Strength Coach of the Year in a vote by his peers.
In 2013, Kenn earned the inaugural Professional Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year award from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He won the collegiate version of the NSCA award at Arizona State in 2002.