Lt. Col. Steve Senn is in his fourth straight season at the Academy, and fifth overall, as the junior varsity head coach and varsity assistant coach.
Senn has helped develop several junior varsity players who have become consistent contributors on the varsity.
Senn is a 1990 graduate of the Academy where he earned his bachelor's degree in social sciences. While at the Academy, Senn lettered three years in football as a wide receiver and helped the Falcons to a pair of bowl games. He holds the school record for receiving yards in a bowl game with 150 set in the 1989 Liberty Bowl. He is also the record holder for touchdown catches in a bowl game with two, which he did in both the 1987 Freedom Bowl and 1989 Liberty Bowl.
Following graduation, Senn served for one year as an assistant coach with the football team before going to undergraduate pilot training at Reese AFB, Texas. He was then assigned to Dover AFB, Del., where he was a C-5 aircraft commander from 1993-96. Senn was then a C-27A evaluator pilot at Howard AFB in Panama from 1996-99. He returned to the C-5 as an evaluator pilot while stationed at Travis AFB, Calif., from 1999-2002. Prior to returning to the Academy, he was a C-20H instructor pilot at Ramstein AB, Germany, from 2002-05.
Senn attended Cibola High School in Albuquerque, N.M., where he graduated in 1985 and was a first-team all-state quarterback and free safety. Senn and his wife, Sophie, who is a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force and is the chief of the Spanish/Portuguese division in the foreign language department at the Academy, have two children, Arran and Eric.