Kelly Wilson enters her second season as the assistant coach of the Hiram College women's soccer team. Wilson assists in all day-to-day opporations, as well as serving as the head coach of the reserve squad.
In her first full year with the Terriers, Wilson helped the Hiram defense drop their goals against average from 2.19 in 2015 to 1.91 in 2016. She also helped senior Allie Glatt earn Second-Team All-NCAC honors while also being named an All-Ohio and Academic All-Ohio honoree. As a whole, the program earned both NSCAA Scholar Team and NSCAA Sportsmanship awards.
Wilson joins the Terriers after a successful four-year career at Alma (Mich.). She was a two-time team captain and earned First Team All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) honors in 2014 and 2015. In her four seasons, she tallied 23 goals and 14 assists, while starting in 65 of 75 games for the Scots.
Throughout her collegiate career, Wilson never scored less than 14 points in a season, posting a career-high 16 in both her sophomore and senior seasons. Her career-best of seven tallies came as a junior when she earned her first, First-Team All-MIAA selection.
In the Summer of 2017, Wilson spent time as a head coach with a SuperClubs High School girls team during a trip to London England. During that time, she handled all coaching responsibilities, including practice and game planning as well as coaching her program to a 4-1 mark.
Wilson earned her National Diploma and Goalkeeping-Level 1 diploma from the National Soccer Coaches Association in 2017.
In her spare time, Wilson serves as the head coach for the U17-Everest girls soccer team, a club program based out of Hudson, Ohio.
She graduated from Alma with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and a minor in communication. She is currently enrolled in Hiram's Master of Arts in Disciplinary Studies.