Kelli Clay is entering her 9th year as member of the SMU Sports Medicine staff. As one of three Associate Athletic Trainers on staff, Kelli is responsible for the healthcare of the Women's Basketball, Equestrian, and Cheer and Pom teams on campus. Kelli also serves as an Approved Clinical Instructor in conjunction with the UTA Accredited Sports Medicine Program. During her tenure at SMU, Kelli has worked various additional sporting events, including Sports Medicine and Drug testing coordinator for the 2006 NCAA Women's Basketball Championships Regional Tournament, and Sports Medicine Coordinator for the two Nike Elite Academy camps and DFW AAU girls' basketball tournaments.
Prior to coming to SMU, Kelli earned her Masters of Education in 2004 at Wichita State University while serving as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for the Women's Volleyball team. In 2002, she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Iowa.
Kelli is originally from Burlington, Iowa. She currently resides in Garland.