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Ken Braid

Ken is a University of Illinois graduate, the captain of the football team, and, in 2008, received the University of Illinois Humanitarian of the Year Award. He was a successful entrepreneur during his 20 year business career with an emphasis on overseas manufacturing. Since Kyle's death in 1994, Ken has devoted his life to helping teenagers.

The 2017 Word from Ken

Hi, I'm Ken Braid and perhaps you're visiting my website for the first time today. I'd like to introduce myself by way of this little blog entry, entitled, "The 2017 Word From Ken".

Today, we live in a world of lightning speed communication, break-neck information access, and, in short, a world where anyone can say anything online to anybody and everyone without regard to human decency or moral structures.  So, my "Word for 2017", is "Moral".

BCAA Captain's Summit Recognition

On Tuesday, September 20th, Ken Braid of the Kyle Braid Leadership Foundation, was recognized for the outstanding work he and the foundation have done for all high schools of Broward county in the area of leadership development by way of the Captain's Summit.  Ken spoke briefly of the tragic loss of his only son as the impetus for devoting his entire life to leadership development, as it relates to today's highschool students and athletes. 

The 2017 Word from Ken

Hi, I'm Ken Braid and perhaps you're visiting my website for the first time today. I'd like to introduce myself by way of this little blog entry, entitled, "The 2017 Word From Ken".

Today, we live in a world of lightning speed communication, break-neck information access, and, in short, a world where anyone can say anything online to anybody and everyone without regard to human decency or moral structures.  So, my "Word for 2017", is "Moral".

BULLYING AND HAZING SEMINAR

Last week, the Kyle Braid Foundation put on a "Bullying and Hazing" seminar for about 1,000 high school teens in Broward County. While bullying and hazing are alike in that both single out a single individual, bullying is much more prevalent and has the a greater and much more negative impact on such individuals.  The seminar is aimed at helping high schoolers and junior highers recognize and effectively mitigate acts of hazing and bullying and addresses how to create and maintain an atmosphere in the locker room that discourages peer athletes from this behavior. 

The 2016 Athletic Leadership Development Season Has Begun

The Kyle Braid Leadership Foundation has opened the 2016-2017 leadership season with a leadership seminar for the captains of all 31 high schools in Broward County, Florida last Tuesday, August 16, 2016.  The seminar addressed the problems of today's student atheletes in dealing with being leaders on their respective football teams - how to understand, identify, and counter the effects of negative peer pressure and enhancing effective leadership skills necessary to have a winning football program.

Pathways to Leadership

Pathways to Leadership is an interactive coaches workshop aimed at building a better relationship between coaches and their athletes.

During the past 20 years of leadership training, over 3,000 exceptional student athletes throughout the U.S. have discussed at great length, their coaches and what they believe can be done to improve it.

Pathways to Leadership

Pathways to Leadership is an interactive coaches workshop aimed at building a better relationship between coaches and their athletes.

During the past 20 years of leadership training, over 3,000 exceptional student athletes throughout the U.S. have discussed at great length, their coaches and what they believe can be done to improve it.