In the Presence of Greatness: My Fifty-Two Years in Football is a collection of stories and memories about the life and career of football coach Larry Kennan. It encapsulates his career and showcases his many accomplishments and contributions to the game of football. It is also Coach Kennan’s way of giving thanks to the many people who helped him become a coach, and also all who helped him along his way. His career and life in football spanned more than 50 years, and in addition to coaching teams to a Super Bowl and World Bowl Championship, he crossed paths with many great players and coaches. This story takes a look inside at the life of a coach, going beyond just X’s and O’s. It touches on the human side of sports and reveals details about sports and American culture that you may not have considered before. It is a heartfelt look at what a coach and his family experience in professional and amateur sports. But most of all, it is a celebration of a great man’s career and life devoted to the great American sport of football.