Pat Kelsey

Pat Kelsey (born May 15, 1975)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: College of Charleston Cougars
Current conference: Colonial Athletic Association (CAA)
Winthrop record: 186-95 (.662)
College of Charleston record: 17-15 (.531)
Overall record: 203-110 (.649)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2021-present College of Charleston
2012-2021 Winthrop
2009-2012 Xavier (assoc. HC)
2004-2009 Wake Forest (asst)
2001-2004 Wake Forest (DBO)

Pat Kelsey Facts

  • Patrick Kelsey
  • Born May 15, 1975
  • Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Alma Mater: Xavier University (BS, 1998)
  • After one year at Wyoming, transferred back home to Cincinnati to play for Skip Prosser at Xavier
  • Following graduation, became an assistant coach at Elder HS in Cincinnati
  • Joined Prosser‘s staff at Wake Forest in 2001 as Director of Basketball Operations and was promoted to assistant coach in 2004
    • Kelsey stayed on the Wake staff under new head coach Dino Gaudio following Prosser‘s tragic passing in 2007
  • Returned to his alma mater Xavier in 2009 as associate head coach under Chris Mack
  • Hired as the Winthrop head coach in 2012, winning the Big South regular season title in both 2016 and 2017 and making a trip to the 2017 NCAA Tournament via the Big South Tournament auto-bid
  • In March 2021, Kelsey was announced as the next head coach at College of Charleston
  • Along with his wife, Lisa, has two daughters and one son

Pat Kelsey Coaching Tree

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