Rev Brad Kenney Colorado Rapids Chaplain

From the Rev: Thank A Sports Chaplain

It was an interesting “first thing” to say in an interview after winning the NBA championship series and being named MVP, but there was Golden State Warriors Andre Iguodala thanking the National Basketball Associations team chaplains. Check out this video where Iguodala thanks NBA chaplains. Not once, but twice, as Iguodala gives a word of praise and thanks for […]

From the Rev: World Cup

There is perhaps no larger stage for a single sport sporting event than the World Cup – the National Football League’s Super Bowl ranks high on the list with a large American viewer base and the Olympic Games also have a broad global appeal, but in terms of reach – there is no comparing to […]

From the Rev: Keep Coaching

The typical coaching contract for coaches in Major League Soccer is three years, though the average length of stay is somewhere closer to 2 years (2.3 according to one source). If those statistics are comparative (there is some question to how scientific) to other leagues, then MLS coaches are among the lowest in terms of […]

From the Rev: Waiting in the Wings

In 11 seasons of serving as team chaplain, and three seasons in media relations with the Colorado Rapids, I feel like I have “seen it all.” In those years, there have been many highs and many lows, that I have had the sacred privilege and honor of observing and participating in. But, there is perhaps […]