Eliza Kelley has been the head coach of the Becker College women's ice hockey program since its inception in July 2014.
In the 2018-2019 season, Kelley's first recruiting class graduated with Claudia Gee becoming the first Hawk to reach 50 career points and Madison Rigsby setting every major record for a Becker goaltender.
Prior to Becker, Kelley spent four years as the full-time assistant coach for Utica College. Over the course of four seasons on the bench she helped guide the Pioneers to a 56-43-6 overall record as well as three ECAC Women’s West Conference Tournament semifinal appearances. During the 2013-2014 season, Kelley helped guide the Pioneers to a national ranking of 9th. Kelley also played an intricate role in the development of recent Utica College graduate Megan Myers, who was a four year all ECAC selection, CCM All-American selection in 2013 and sits 22nd on the NCAA DIII all-time scoring list.
Kelley graduated from Utica College in the Spring of 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and a concentration in Human Resource Management. Kelley also earned an MBA in Economic Crime in 2014. As an undergraduate at UC, Kelley played three full seasons on the women's hockey team before taking an assistant coach position in her senior campaign. During her time as a player, Kelley was an ECAC Women's West All-Academic Team selection and helped guide her team to three consecutive ECAC West Conference Tournament appearances.
Kelley has coached a variety of age groups and sits as a camp director at the CAN/AM Hockey Camp in Lake Placid, N.Y.
Originally from Rutland, Vt., Kelley played prep school hockey at Loomis Chaffee School in Connecticut.