Kurt Kelley
Kurt Kelley

Position:
Goalkeeper Coach


Kurt Kelley joins the men's soccer staff as its Goalkeeper coach in 2007. Kelley began his professional soccer career as a 17 year-old in Costa Rica for Deportivo Saprissa-Curridabat in the second division. As the team's keeper, Kelley was the least scored on keeper. As a dual citizen of the United States and Costa Rica, Kelley was invited to try out for the Costa Rica U-18 National team. Playing in Costa Rica's first division for nine seasons, Kelley's team won two championships and one CONCACAF championship. During that time, Kelley was considered one of the elite keepers in the CONCACAF.

Invited to play in South Korea's professional league, Kelley played for the Tampa Bay Mutiny and New York Metro Stars of the MLS and New York Rough Riders of the USL in 1999 before retiring that same year.

Kelley began his coaching career in 2000 with the Stony Brook Soccer Club. He was head coach of the U14 select program of the Long Island Junior Select League and the U16 Mid-Atlantic Super Y League Team. He served four years as a coach for the ODP team and currently is owner and director of KK Athletics Indoor Sports.