Ka’aiohelo played collegiate football at the University of Arkansas from 1990-1992, where he was coached and mentored by the legendary strength coach; John Stuckey. Ka’aiohelo finished his last two years of NCAA eligibility at Missouri Southern. As team captain the Lions went undefeated in 1993 taking home the MIAA Conference Championship. After his Senior season Ka’aiohelo earned a spot in the 1995 Snow Bowl (NCAA DII All-star Game).

Ka’aiohelo continued his playing career at the next level when the Houston Oilers signed him as a free agent after the 1995 NFL draft. The following year he was drafted in NFL Europe for the Scottish Claymores, where he spent two seasons and voted team captain. The Claymores became World Bowl Champions in 1996. In 1997 Ka’aiohelo signed another free agent contract with the Indianapolis Colts.

Currently, there are over 12 players in the NFL that Coach K has had the opportunity to train. These athletes have had top numbers at the NFL combine and respective pro days as well as earning long term contracts.