Kevin Kush

2018 NJJA Friday Keynote Speaker

Mr. Kush has been involved in coaching and teaching for over 30 years and spent 21 of those years working with at-risk youth at Boys Town in Omaha, Nebraska. As a head football coach, he compiled a remarkable record of 164 wins and just 58 losses with 13 of those teams finishing in the top 10. Coach Kush now speaks full-time to a variety of groups including teachers, youth organizations, and companies. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in marketing and business education, and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Nebraska in vocational and adult education. In 2005 Mr. Kush was featured on ABC World News Tonight as their Person of the Week. He is the author of three books: The 100 Yard Classroom, Competing With Character, and A Piece of the Puzzle – Eight Traits of a Quality Teammate.