Ken Wainwright, who has been a Division I Athletic Trainer for 22 years, is in his sixteenth year at the University of Kansas, and 2021 will be his 17th season as the Certified Athletic Trainer with KU baseball.
Wainwright came to KU in October, 2004, after spending four seasons at the University of Nevada, his alma mater, where he worked with the Wolfpack’s football and baseball teams. Wainwright also worked at St. John’s (N.Y.) University with its football, men’s basketball, fencing and swimming teams during the 2000-01 season.
Wainwright earned his B.S. in physical education from the University of Nevada in 1998 and his master’s in exercise and movement science from the University of Oregon in 2000. While at Oregon, Wainwright worked with the Ducks’ softball and football teams.
Wainwright is a native of Reno, Nev., and currently lives in Lawrence, with his wife, Sandy, daughter, Franki, and son, Bradley.