Coach Kenneth (Ken) Johnson is a youth educator, certified personal trainer, strength and conditioning coach and track coach who encourages youth to be healthy and to reach their full potential through sports and education. In 2011, Coach Johnson started the Dallas Elite Track Club, driven by his vision of helping youth to utilize athletics to realize the importance of sports and education. The Dallas Elite Track Club is a nonprofit organization whose primary focus is to develop successful youth in athletics, academics and in life.
Coach Johnson is a former collegiate cornerback at McMurray University in 2002; He joined the Canadian Football League and played with the Saskatchewan Rough Riders from 2002-2004. After leaving the Rough Riders, Coach Johnson became a player and Quality Control Assistant with the San Angelo Stampede, members of the Arena Football League. He then returned to college, earning All-American and All-Conference Awards in both track and football. He played Professional Football for a total of 8 years in the NIFL, IFL, CFL, and IIFA leagues. In 2015, he served as an assistant coach at Preston wood Christian Academy and helped lead them to a State Championship. To his credit, over 75 athletes that he has trained have received full scholarships to attend college.
Today, Coach Johnson offers a wide array of coaching programs and services. He is the acting Director of Player Evaluation for the Mesquite Marshalls, an indoor football team. He also is a personal trainer and wellness coach who has helped numerous clients reach their fitness goals. Ken understands that personal training is more than just working out. He listens and develops an individualized training plan for each client tailored to fit their needs. Ken is a member of the Certification in International Fitness
Coach Johnson is a native of Dallas, TX. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 2010 from Paul Quinn College and received his teacher certification in 2011. He is well known and respected, in his community, as a coach, trainer and educator.