Ken Grosse has been a member of the UCSD athletic department since 1993. As Senior Associate Athletic Director, Ken is responsible for all external operations, including fund-raising, marketing, promotions and merchandising. He also oversees the Triton Athletic Associates Board of Directors, the Triton Athletes Council and supervises eight sports.
A native of Huntington Beach, Ken graduated from Marina High School and attended Long Beach State, earning a bachelor's degree in Political Science with a minor in Business. Prior to joining the Triton staff, Ken worked at the University of Pacific from 1979 untill 1985, spending three years as the Assistant Athletic Director in charge of development and three years as the Sports Information Director. In 1985, Ken accepted the post of Director of Marketing and Events for USA Volleyball, a position he held until 1993.
Ken and his wife, Janice, have been married for 28 years and have two children, Andy and Katie.