15-Under Armour Assistant Coach
A native of Tulsa, Kelli graduated from Cascia Hall Preparatory School where she was an outside hitter for the 4-time 4A State Championship team (1999-2002). She also participated in club volleyball throughout her school career.
While playing for Tulsa Volleyball Club, her team won the 2002 Girl’s 17 and Under Junior Olympic Championship which still remains the only team in Oklahoma to ever win a USAV National Championship.
She has been involved with volleyball as a player and coach for over 20 years. She started her career as the 9th grade Head Coach at Stillwater Junior High while still in college and led her team to the Frontier Conference Title and multiple tournament titles. She also coached for Stillwater Volleyball Club while at OSU.
Kelli worked for USA Volleyball’s Event Department in Colorado Springs and has worked the USAV Girl’s Junior National Tournament for six years. She has also worked numerous summer camps and clinics for junior players around the region.
Kelli has been the head coach for Charge 14UA, 15UA, and 16UA previously. Her teams have won numerous tournaments and finished Top 10 at many National Qualifiers. She has remained active with Charge as both the former Director of our Lightning Boltz youth program, a practice cover coach and with our tournament staff, helping to set up and run Redland Rendezvous and various one day tournaments. This is Kelli’s 10th year with Oklahoma Charge.
Kelli graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2007 with a Bachelor’s in Business Marketing and graduated from OSU-OKC in the Fall of 2013 in Nursing. Kelli is now the PreOp/PACU RN Supervisor at a local outpatient surgery center. She is an avid runner who has completed the OKC Full Marathon in 2015 as well as 10 Half Marathons. Kelli stays very active working out and in her free time loves to play with her German Shepherd.