Goalkeeper Coach, Surf Academy Select Girls 2007 – Head Coach
Coaching Experience: Point Loma Nazarene University, Charleston United
Kelly joins Surf after receiving her Masters in Leadership from The Citadel preceded by a BA from the University of Southern Mississippi.
Kelly was the starting goalkeeper for University of Southern Mississippi and went on to play her fifth year of eligibility at The Citadel. While in South Carolina, Kelly coached for Charleston United Soccer Club as a goalkeeper trainer. Kelly has worked with ages 2-22 in areas of technical and tactical development and has a special place in my heart for goalkeepers and the development of that position as she was a goalie throughout her career.
Post-college Kelly played for Fire and Ice in the WPSL won a National Championship in 2017, all while working towards her United Soccer Coaches Goalkeeper License I and II. Currently Kelly is the goalkeeper coach at Point Loma Nazarene University.
Kelly is elated to be joining Surf is thrilled with the opportunity to train some of the best talent in the country. She joined the coaching staff at Surf because of the talent Surf produces and the coaching staff that’s dedicated to develop amazing players. She is excited to develop youth goalkeepers here in Southern California and be a part of one of the elite clubs in the country.
Fun fact: She has a 3-year-old Australian Shepherd named Finn.