Kelli joined the UREC team in 2012 as the Coordinator of Intramural Sports and Special Events. Some of her main responsibilities include the hiring, training and developing of student officials, the facilitation and implementation of special events, and scheduling a wide variety of intramural sports leagues and tournaments. Kelli also serves as the advisor for the Student Officials Association.
Kelli graduated from North Georgia College and State University (NGCSU) with an undergraduate degree in Mathematics. She earned her master’s degree in Kinesiology and Health Promotion with a concentration in Sport Leadership from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. While at the University of Kentucky, Kelli served as the Intramural Sports Graduate Assistant for their Campus Recreation department. During her assistantship, she was the Committee Chair for the 2011 Region II Conference Student Lead-On in Lexington, KY. She has been a member of NIRSA since 2009, and she enjoys attending and presenting at conferences.
Kelli grew up in Conyers, Georgia. She has younger twin brothers (Spencer and Garrett) that attend her undergraduate institution, NGCSU. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Her favorite activities include golfing, playing all other sports, waterskiing and wakeboarding, officiating, cooking, and being outdoors and around water in general. She is a huge sports fan and follows her teams closely, especially the Georgia Bulldogs, Atlanta Braves, and Atlanta Falcons. Kelli’s favorite thing about UREC is their dedication to developing JMU students by providing them great learning and leading opportunities.