Ken and Joyce Kotkas

Ken Kotkas Sr. with all of his Trap Shooting Trophy's and guns. Sports have been a huge part of the Kotkas family over the years. Joyce has excelled in mainly track and field and basketball. Ken has participated in a number of sports including track and field, baseball, football, badminton, curling, badminton, and trap shooting.

In 1966, Ken was recognized as the Provincial "overall" trap shooting champion and was named to the Provincial All-Star Team. The following year he was the winner of Calgary's Centennial Trap Shooting competition. In 1976, he participated in the Montana State Trap Shooting competition and was crowned the overall winner.

Ken and Joyce have four sons who all participated in a variety of sports. Kerwin played baseball and football; Chris played basketball at the high school and collegiate level; Ken Jr. played baseball and hockey. See Jim's biography for a summary of his accomplishments.

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