Ken McClintock begins his third season as Director of Player Personnel for Houston Football.
In this role, McClintock will focus his efforts on the development of an internship and summer job program for current student-athletes, while coordinating an enhanced community service agenda and establishing an alumni mentoring program.
The program will match current student-athletes with former UH athletes in the community. McClintock will also be the primary NFL liaison and oversee player and family relations. His job will also be heavily involved with the Cougar Pride Leadership Academy.
McClintock stepped up to also serve as the program's running backs coach in 2012 for the last 11 games of the season.
A former student-athlete himself, McClintock played collegiately at the University of Minnesota (1988-92), where he was a teammate with Levine. He was named the team's Bobby Bell Award winner as the outstanding special teams performer in 1991 and won the Paul Giel Award for team leadership and unselfishness in 1992. He earned his undergraduate degree from Minnesota in Kinesiology in 1993 and his Masters in Physical Education in 1999.
The Chagrin Falls, Ohio, native comes to Houston after coaching at both the collegiate and high school levels. He worked at Southwest Texas State (now Texas State) from 1997-2000 serving as the running backs coach (1997-98), wide receivers coach (1999) and offensive line coach / co-recruiting coordinator (spring 2000). Prior to his arrival in Houston McClintock spent 12 years at Hawken High School in Gates Mills, Ohio, coaching football for 12 seasons. He also coached track and basketball and helped develop the school's Peer Leadership program.
McClintock and his wife Kelly have four children Halle, Owen, Riley, and Jake.