Ken Hurdle retired from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation where he served as the Chief Ombudsman for 12 years. He was responsible for consulting with department heads, and Federal and State offices to identify, evaluate, and resolve sensitive and confidential issues within the correctional system. In addition, Ken trained and supervised the department’s facilitators for the department’s key leadership program initiatives.
Prior to his career in Corrections, Ken was a senior consultant for the California State Senate, specializing in adult and juvenile corrections, disability issues, and Native American affairs.
Since his retirement from Corrections, Ken has been working with diverse groups and organizations, providing training and coaching in, but not limited to, ethics, leadership, and personal change.
Ken is one of only two Vision 54 trained instructors on the Haggin Oaks Teaching Team.
Ken is passionate about individual and team development and has expertise in working with diverse groups and organizations. He has been recognized as an effective coach and mentor and is known for developing leaders and others “one raindrop at a time.”
Ken Hurdle is an avid golfer dedicated to improving his skills and the skills of others. As a coach, he is committed to the betterment of himself and others. The transformational work of coaching for self-discovery involves giving participants opportunities to find out what works best and how they can contribute to their success. His commitment is to deliver outstanding results for his clients and to represent the integrity of the materials that he uses to the best of his ability.