Kendall Trainor

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Kendall Trainor
Arkansas Razorbacks
Position Kicker
Career history
College Arkansas (1987–1988)
Personal information
Date of birth (1967-06-08)June 8, 1967
Place of birth Fredonia, Kansas
Career highlights and awards
  • All-American (1988)

Kendall Trainor (born July 8, 1967[1]) from Fredonia, Kansas is a former All-American placekicker for the University of Arkansas in 1988.

He led the nation in field goals per game as a senior in 1988 under head coach Ken Hatfield. Trainor, in addition to setting five school records, was a first-team All-Southwest Conference selection following his senior year and a first-team All-American on teams selected by the American Football Coaches Association, the Associated Press, the Walter Camp Foundation and The Sporting News.[2]

Trainor was also a letterman on the Razorback baseball team under coach Norm DeBryn.

Trainor was an All-State selection for Fredonia High School under head coach Gene John and led them to the 1983 Class 4A State Championship before he graduated in 1985.[3]

In 2015 Trainor was inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Honor. [4]

Trainor was the kicker for the New York/New Jersey Knights of the WLAF in 1991, hitting 12/14 extra point attempts and 9/16 field goal attempts, finishing the inaugural season of the World League with 39 points, fifth overall among kickers.

Kendall is currently the Sr. Director of Merchandise Replenishment Innovation/Systems at Wal-mart.