The Dakota State University Athletics Department has announced the hiring of Michaela Kelsey as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. Kelsey graduated at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) with a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology. She also played women’s soccer during her education there from 2013-17.
She continued her education at UNLV, where she graduated with a Master of Science in exercise physiology in 2019. Kelsey worked as the assistant coach for the women’s soccer from the 2018-19 season, implementing an ACL prevention program. She designed and implemented programs for women’s tennis, women’s basketball and men’s and women’s diving.