Dr. Kenneth Masenda joined Blinn College as an athletic student success coach in January 2017. His duties and obligations include advising each of Blinn's NJCAA athletic programs as well as Blinn's athletic training program. His advising duties also include Blinn's Engineering Academy, KIPP, OneGoal and YesPrep programs. Dr. Masenda serves as an adjunct instructor in the Parallel Studies department as well.
Prior to his arrival at Blinn, Dr. Masenda was an academic advisor for athletics at Tyler Junior College. In his six years at Tyler, he was over academic advising for all 12 of Tyler's NJCAA athletic programs as well as advising duties for Tyler's athletic training program. He also taught as an adjunct instructor for the college and assisted in other duties with the departments of advising, admissions, and the registrar's office.
Dr. Masenda earned a doctorate in higher education from Texas A&M University - Commerce in December 2015. His dissertation was entitled "Academic Advising for Student Athletes at Two-Year Colleges. He also holds a masters from A&M - Commerce, a bachelors of business administration from the University of Texas at Arlington and an associate degree from Navarro College. He is a native of Denton, Texas.