- 2020 is his 43rd year as the equipment manager for the Kentucky football program
- Received his undergraduate degree from Kentucky in 1978 and was named the head football equipment manager
- Served as a student manager at UK, beginning in 1974 until his graduation
- Is a Certified Equipment Manager as designated by the American Equipment Managers Association
- Has served on advisory boards for two equipment manufacturing companies, Shutt and Bike
- Graduated from Xavier High School in Middletown in 1974 where he was the student manager there for the football, baseball and basketball programs
- Kalinowski and his wife, Vicki, have two sons, Ian and Cody
- Originally from Middletown, Conn.