A 1990 graduate of Brown, Kenneally enjoyed an outstanding four-year career as a high scoring forward for the Brown hockey team. He received his bachelor of science degree in organizational behavior and management and spent a year teaching biology and algebra, and coaching hockey and baseball at the Rectory School in Pomfret, Connecticut. He returned to the Brown campus in the fall of 1991 as an academic support intern for the department of athletics.
The 34 year-old Kenneally was named an assistant to the athletic director at Brown in 1993 with a myriad of responsibilities, including serving as the Brown Athletic Department's liaison with the university's Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, and coordinating the department's academic support system for student-athletes. He also manages Brown's alcohol awareness program, helps certify all incoming athletes for eligibility, and helps ensure that all of Brown's athletic programs are in compliance with NCAA and Ivy League rules.
An avid golfer, Kenneally is a 1985 graduate of Warwick Veterans Memorial High School where he made his mark as a standout student-athlete. He spent a year at the Kent School in Connecticut before entering Brown in 1986. Bob and his wife Valerie and their two children Matthew and Megan currently reside in Cranston, Rhode Island.