Rob Livingstone – SCCC, CSCS

Director of Sports Performance

Rob Livingstone is in his 13th year as part of the coaching staff at Williams College as the Director of Sports Performance.  Rob has over 24 years of strength and conditioning experience.

Over his coaching career, Rob has trained numerous Olympic and professional athletes. He has also trained five, 1st round MLB draft picks and two, 1st round NBA draft picks and numerous NFL players. Coach Livingstone has a diverse training background. In addition to his work with collegiate and professional athletes, he has trained elementary, middle and high school student-athletes as well as adults. Coach Livingstone has been a strength and conditioning coach for Jacksonville State University, Philadelphia Phillies Organization, Jacksonville University, University of Georgia and Norcross High School.

Rob graduated from Jacksonville State University with an Undergraduate degree in Exercise Science with a minor in Nutrition, and a Master’s degree in Physical Education.  He also played collegiate baseball at Southern Union State Community College and Jacksonville State University.

Rob is currently certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association. He was recently awarded the Master Strength and Conditioning Coach award by the CSCCa and he is also certified Mental Health First Aid and FMS.

Rob and his wife Samantha reside in Williamstown with their four daughters; Kylie, Jayden, Mia and Reese.

Marshall Creighton – USAW

Asst. Sports Performance Coach

Marshall is entering his 15th year at Williams. He has been a member of Williams Sports Performance in some capacity since 2010. After coaching college football for 14 years (10 at Williams), Marshall transitioned into his current role as a year round strength coach in the fall of 2016. He currently serves as the primary point person for training M/W Tennis, M/W Golf, M/W Crew, Mens Basketball and Field Hockey. Marshall also serves as the liaison to the Sports Medicine staff. Marshall is currently certified by USAW.

Marshall is an active participant within the department, across campus and in the community. He has served on and participated in numerous department wide committees and initiatives. Marshall has also served on the Faculty Compensation Committee, Benefits Committee, Claiming Williams Steering Committee, Ad Hoc Committee on Housing and TeamEph First Days Orientation. He is also a member of the Williamstown Cal Ripken Little League Board of Directors and a travel basketball coach for Greylock Youth Basketball. He is a supportive colleague and loyal Eph who is interested in the success of the entire enterprise and community as a whole.

A 2002 graduate of Williams, Marshall began his football coaching career at Northeastern University during its 2002 Atlantic-10 Championship season. The following season Marshall joined the staff at Tufts University where he worked on both sides of the ball over three years. Marshall also received a MA in Educational Studies while at Tufts.

During his football coaching tenure at Williams, Marshall coached several position groups and served as the Recruiting Coordinator, Special Teams Coordinator, Defensive Coordinator and Assistant Head Coach. He has coached numerous all-league players, award winners and school record holders.

As a player, Marshall was a member of three NESCAC Championship teams and two undefeated teams. He shared time as the starting Quarterback in 2000 and started at Cornerback in 2001. He was awarded the Dr. Edward Coughlin Award for overcoming adversity after his senior campaign. Marshall attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase HS in Bethesda, MD where he was an all-league player and captain for the football, basketball and baseball teams.

Marshall and his wife, Liz (a former Ephs basketball player) reside in Williamstown with their sons, Cole and Clay.

Christi Kelsey – USAW

Asst. Sports Performance Coach

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.

The Ephs program tradition is rooted in dedication, hard work, and excellence in the classroom, and on the court.  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.

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.