Kingdom is a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist in the 110-meter hurdles in 1984 and 1988.
Kingdom is a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist in the 110-meter hurdles in 1984 and 1988. He spent the 2018 season as the Interim Director of Track & Field/Cross Country at UCF. Prior to that, Kingdom worked as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Arizona Cardinals for four seasons (2014-17). He joined the Cardinals after 10 years at California University of Pennsylvania, working with the Track & Field/Cross Country teams (2004-13).
A former world and American record holder and one of only two runners to ever win consecutive Olympic titles in the 110-meter hurdles, Kingdom was named the 1989 USA Track and Field Athlete of the Year, the 1989 Jesse Owens International Amateur Athlete of the Year and Track and Field News 1989 Athlete of the Year. A five-time United States outdoor champion (1985, 1988-90, 1995), he won gold medals at the Pan American Games (1983, 1995), the World Cup (1989), the World University Games (1989) and the Goodwill Games (1990). He retired from active competition in 1999.