Ken Greene

For people with similar names, see Ken Green (disambiguation).
Ken Greene
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1956-05-08) May 8, 1956
Lewiston, Idaho
Playing career
19741977 Washington State
19781982 St. Louis Cardinals
19831984 San Diego Chargers
Position(s) Safety
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1994 Vallivue H.S. (AST)
19951999 Fresno State (GA/DB/LB)
20002002 Purdue (DB)
20032006 Washington State (DB)

Kenneth Edward "Ken" Greene (born May 8, 1956) is a former professional American football player who played safety for the St. Louis Cardinals (1978–1982) and the San Diego Chargers (1983–1984).

He appeared in the 13th season of The Amazing Race. His partner was his wife, Tina Greene.[1] The goal on the race was to try to mend their broken marriage. They finished the race in 2nd place and ultimately lost the $1 Million grand prize and The Amazing Race 13 winners' title to the brother and sister team of Nick and Starr, but agreed to give their marriage another try.[2]

Coaching career

Greene began coaching football in 1994, when he coached at Valley View High School in Idaho. Greene would later coach at Fresno State University, Purdue University and Washington State University.[3]


  1. var authorId = "" by IGN TV. "The Amazing Race 13: Meet the Cast – TV News at IGN". Retrieved 2012-06-18.
  2. var authorId = "" by St. Petersburg Times. "Tampa's Ken and Tina Greene don't win The Amazing Race, but land a better prize". Retrieved 2013-02-04.
  3. Craig Smith (May 23, 2007). "WSU cornerbacks coach Greene fired". The Seattle Times Company. Retrieved December 3, 2013.

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