Head Coach of Women's Volleyball
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In 2009, Christi Kelsey was hired to take over the reigns of the Eph Volleyball Program. In her inaugural season, Kelsey helped guide the Ephs to the 2009 NESCAC Championship and a Sweet 16 appearance in the NCAA tournament. Coach Kelsey now is heading into her fourth season as head volleyball coach.
In the 2010 and 2011 seasons, the Eph squads continued to put up strong performances in New England, while battling it out against fellow opponents in the talented, deep, and competitive NESCAC conference.
The Ephs program tradition is rooted in dedication, hard work, and excellence in the classroom, and on the court. During Kelsey’s tenure, the team and individual players have earned the following honors:
Prior to being hired as head coach at Williams, Kelsey served as
the first assistant for Harvard University. While with the Crimson,
Kelsey provided on-court coaching, team development, and served as
Harvard's recruiting coordinator.
Kelsey’s other volleyball and coaching experiences have included:
A 2000 graduate of Purdue University, Kelsey majored in business
and minored in information systems. She was a four-year participant
for the Boilermakers in volleyball and earned First Team
All-Academic Big Ten honors twice, while being named to the Dean's
List seven straight semesters.
In 1998 Kelsey was named a Mortar Board Co-Top Scholar Athlete at Purdue and in 1998-99 she earned the Helen B. Schleman Academic Achievement Award.