Kirsten Krug enters her fifth season with the Chiefs and her third serving as the club's Vice President of Administration, after being named to that position on March 21, 2012. In the position, Krug is responsible for overseeing all facets of human resources for the club, including benefits administration, recruiting, employee relations, compensation analysis, training and special projects. She also oversees the Chiefs Player Engagement Department, designed to assist players, coaches and staff members in making a positive contribution to the Chiefs and the NFL. The program uses various resources to help players prepare for life after football including career placement and financial guidance.
Prior to being named the Vice President of Human Resources and Administration, Krug served as the Chiefs' Director of Human Resources for two years (2010-11). Before beginning her NFL career, she spent more than 13 years as the Director of Human Resources and Training for Amarr Garage Doors, one of the nation's largest manufacturers of residential and commercial garage doors. While there, she managed all aspects of human resources and training for the more than 600 employees that made up Amarr's workforce.
Prior to her stint at Amarr, Krug served as the Vice President of Business Development at the KU Credit Union and as a Quality Control Supervisor at Kemper Financial Services. The Lawrence, Kan., native was a letterwinner on the University of Kansas tennis team.
She was appointed by the mayor of Lawrence, Kan., to serve on the Lawrence Human Rights Commission for two consecutive terms. Her role with the commission includes overseeing the human rights code for Douglas County.
Education: University of Kansas (B.A. 1989). Family: Husband - Robin; and two daughters.