Chris Klieman Joins AFCA Board of Trustees

By Jayson Henderson

Kansas State head coach Chris Klieman has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), announced Monday. This marks Klieman’s second term on the board, where members assist in formulating policy and providing direction for the AFCA, established in 1922. Alongside Klieman, newly appointed board members include Tim Albin, Bret Bielema, Tony Elliott, Charles Huff, and Brent Venables. Klieman, a seasoned 30-year coaching veteran, is entering his 12th year as a college head coach, with six years at K-State. With a career head coaching record of 111-37, including 39-24 at K-State, Klieman holds a career winning percentage of 75.0%, ranking third among active FBS coaches with at least 10 years of head coaching experience. Among his achievements at K-State are a Big 12 Championship victory in 2022 and multiple bowl victories, cementing his reputation as a successful collegiate coach.

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