|Title||Wide receivers coach|
August 18, 1953 |
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|New Haven (assistant)
Fort Worth Country (TX)
Miami Dolphins (WR)
|Head coaching record|
|Tournaments||5–5 (NCAA D-III playoffs)|
|Accomplishments and honors|
Ken O'Keefe (born August 18, 1953) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently a wide receivers coach for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL), a position he assumed in February 2012. O'Keefe has previously served as the offensive coordinator for the Iowa Hawkeyes football team from 1999 to 2011. He was the head football coach at the Allegheny College from 1990 to 1997 and at Fordham University in 1998, compiling a career college football record of 83–17–1. In O'Keefe's first season at Allegheny, in 1990, his team went 13–0–1 and won the NCAA Division III National Football Championship.
While coaching at Allegheny College, O'Keefe created an exchange program between Russian and American middle school football players. In recognition he received the Dodge Award for language advocacy from the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages in 1998..
On February 3, 2012, O'Keefe resigned from the Iowa program to take a job with the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). New Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin spent several years on Iowa's staff, coaching the offensive line from 1999 to 2002.
Head coaching record
|Allegheny Gators (North Coast Athletic Conference) (1990–1997)|
|1990||Allegheny||13–0–1||7–0||1st||W NCAA Division III Championship|
|1991||Allegheny||11–1||7–0||1st||L NCAA Division III Quarterfinal|
|1993||Allegheny||9–2||8–0||1st||L NCAA Division III First Round|
|1994||Allegheny||10–1||8–0||1st||L NCAA Division III First Round|
|1996||Allegheny||10–1||8–0||1st||L NCAA Division III First Round|
|1997||Allegheny||9–2||7–1||T–1st||L NCAA Division III First Round|
|Fordham Rams (Patriot League) (1998)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
- "The James W. Dodge Foreign Language Advocate Award". Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Retrieved August 28, 2014.
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