Pat Kelsey is an American college basketball coach and athlete. Presently, Pat Kelsey is the head men’s basketball coach at the College of Charleston.
Table of Biography
Pat Kelsey was born on May 15, 1975. His birth name is Patrick Kelsey. Presently, he is 46 years old and his sun sign is Taurus. He is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. His parents are Mike Kelsey (Father) and Linda Kelsey (mother). This person played high school basketball at Roger Bacon High School.
Pat transferred to Elder High School for his senior year and in the year 1993, he helped lead the team to a Division I state title. He started his collegiate career as a freshman guard at the University of Wyoming. However, he transferred to Xavier in 1994 where he played 3 seasons.
Professional Life and Career
Pat is the current head men’s basketball coach at the College of Charleston. He is in his 9th season as head coach of the Eagle basketball program. He previously had a long tenure as the head coach at Winthrop Univesity (2012-2021). Pat also served as an assistant for Xavier (2009-2012), Wake Forest (2004-2009), and Elder HS (1998-2001).
Besides his coaching, he is famous for the 2012 impassioned speech after the Sandy Hook school shooting incident in which 26 people were killed, including 20 children. In the year 2012, he was hired by Winthrop as their new head coach.
During his stint, this coach led the team to 4X Big South regular season in 2016, 2017, 2020, and 2021 as well as 3X Big South Tournaments in the years 2017, 2020, and 2021. Moreover, he was named a finalist for the Jim Phelan Award (national coach of the year) and the Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award.
Pat has coached a number of athletes who went to have successful professional basketball careers including Jeff Teague, Chris Paul, James Johnson, Ish Smith, and Al-Farouq Aminu. Likewise, in 2021, this coach left Winthrop and joined the College of Charleston.
Pat is married to his wife Lisa for a long time now. Unfortunately, there is no exact date of their wedding. Also, they haven’t shared their love story with the public yet. It seems like they prefer their love life a little low-key. Together, they have three children: daughters Linda Ruth and Caroline and son Johnny.
This personality’s height is not given. However, he has a good height. Similarly, he has a well-maintained body weight which is not provided on the internet as well. Pat has a pair of blue eyes and has short black hair. Further details regarding his body stats are missing at the moment.
Social Media and Net Worth
His Twitter account ‘@patkelsey’ has gained over 14.8K followers. He has amassed over 1.4K friends on his Facebook page. Likewise, his Instagram account ‘@pat_kelsey’ has earned over 842 followers.
Talking about his earnings, this coach surely earns a handsome amount of money. His primary source of income might be through his coaching career. However, sadly, he has not disclosed his earnings and net worth publicly.