Born in 1965, Ken began playing for the Boissevain Centennials when he was 17. By the time he turned 24, he was leading the team as player-manager and off-field organizer. He guided his team to six Southwest Baseball League titles between 1990-96 and three Manitoba Senior AA crowns. He won the League MVP title in 1994 and 1995. From 2008-2014, he coached minor ball and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2013 as a member of the Boissevain Centennials.