In her ninth season, Kelley Kish is responsible for all of the behind-the-scenes aspects of the volleyball program, including team travel, NCAA compliance, ordering and distribution of equipment, assisting with recruiting correspondence and campus visits and serving as the volleyball office’s liaison to the Gator Attack Club. She also oversees the volleyball budget and supervises the student manager staff and operations assistants.
Kish also supports the coaches administratively and oversees the day-to-day operation of the volleyball office. She serves as the Director of Camp Operations for the Florida Volleyball Camps that host nearly 1,700 campers each summer.
Prior to her current stint with Florida, Kish was the scouting assistant for the NBA’s Orlando Magic. Kish first joined the Florida Volleyball program in 2001, serving as the staff assistant for more than three years.
She graduated from the University of Florida in 2003, earning a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications with an outside concentration in sport management. Kish completed her M.S. in sport management in May 2009 also at the University of Florida.
Kish is a graduate of the NACWAA/HERS Institute for Administrative Advancement and attended the NCAA Women’s Leadership Symposium in 2009. She served as a speaker at the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s annual convention in 2008; her session was titled “Volleyball Operations: Behind the Game.” Kish also completed the UAA’s Leadership Training Program this past spring.
Kish grew up in Gainesville and is a lifelong Gator fan.