Root to televise game
Kickoff is 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Falcon Stadium.
Kickoff is 12 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 in Albuquerque. Game to be televised by The Mtn.
Steve Senn begins his 10th season with Air Force football overall and first as director of recruiting and player personnel. Senn previously served as the junior varsity head coach and varsity assistant as an officer in the Air Force. Senn retired from active duty in 2009 and served as an executive assistant for five years before taking over recruiting duties.
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 is a 1985 graduate of Cibola High School in Albuquerque, N.M., where he was a first-team all-state quarterback and free safety. Senn’s wife, Sophie, who is also a 1990 Academy graduate, retired from active duty in 2009 as well. They have two children, Arran and Eric.