Kelsey played volleyball at Newman Smith High School where she received many honors including Academic All-State, First Team All-District and Honorable Mention for district 9-4A. She made the top 50 players list for DFW 4A schools where she was recognized for #1 in digs, #1 in digs per game, #29 in kills and #19 in kills per game. She played many years of club volleyball and has trained under AVCA Hall of Fame coach, Ruth Nelson. She played defensive specialist on the University of Texas at Dallas volleyball team from 2011-2015. This is Kelsey's 8th year with SLAM.