||Coach Kern was born and raised in Oregon. Where he was a three sport athlete and went onto play college baseball. Coach Kern got his first taste of coaching when he and a classmate/teammate had a class project about the experiences of coaching. Since moving to Arizona Coach Kern got back into coaching with the help of Coach Pennington coaching youth football and with Coach Smith at the high school level the past 3 years. Coach Kern takes pride in coaching, so he can mentor athletes like he was by his coaches and by the coaches he works with making an impact in their lives. Coach Kern has a wife Brandee and 2 sons Taylor 23, and Tucker 17. When he is not coaching he is an avid softball player and likes to golf and spend time with family and friends.