Title: Asst. Offensive Line
Experience: 3rd Year
Alma Mater: Sacramento State, '06
Former Sacramento State player Fred Kelley is in his second tenure as a member of the coaching staff. Kelley will serve as the team's offensive assistant in 2011.
Kelley previously coaches at Sacramento State in 2007-08. During that time, he worked with the offensive line and helped mentor Matt Lemley, Kyle Leitzke and Ray Navar to all-Big Sky Conference honors.
The Northern California native also played for the Hornets during the 2005 season and ended the year with 17 total tackles, including one for loss. Prior to coming to Sacramento State, he spent one year at Idaho and two at Los Medaños JC. At LMC, he played fullback and linebacker. As a sophomore in 2001, he was named the school’s Male Athlete of the Year and also earned all-conference honors at linebacker.
After his playing career, Kelley spent two years as the head junior varsity football coach at Florin High School in Sacramento. He has also worked as a strength and conditioning coach at San Jose State. Kelley was the assistant offensive line coach at UC Davis in 2010 and also served as the head coach of Rodriguez High School in Fairfield for two years. While leading Rodriguez, he helped the Mustangs to a Solano County Athletic League title in 2009.
Kelley graduated from Brentwood HS in 2000. While there, he was an all-conference selection at running back.
He graduated from Sacramento State in December 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology. He added his masters in kinesiology in 2009.
Recruiting Area: All high schools and junior colleges on the Central Coast.
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