Kenico Hines
Position: Equipment Coordinator
Phone: (269) 387-8615

Kenico Hines begins his seventh season as equipment manager.

Hines arrived in Kalamazoo via the Chicago Bears, where he served as assistant equipment manager (2003-04). Hines also spent two seasons (2001-02) as equipment assistant with the New York Jets. Hines’ other NFL experience includes seasonal and training camp internships with the Bears and a training camp internship with the Dallas Cowboys.

Hines was the head equipment manager for the Arkansas Twisters of the Arena2 Football League in 2000. In addition, he spent two years as an assistant equipment manager at Indiana State University and five years as a student assistant.

A native of Elkhart, Ind., Hines earned a bachelor’s in communications from Indiana State in 1999. He is married to the former Aisha Givens. The couple has six children.  The group includes four daughters, Jamia (17), Deaisa (10), Kyra (7) Trini (6), and two sons, Patrick (8) and Jeren (5).

Currently pursuing master's degree in elite coaching performance at Western Michigan University.