Assistant Coach Kelly Terwilliger begins her first season as assistant coach of Ohio after serving two years as the graduate assistant coach. Terwilliger received two Masters degree in Coaching Education and Sports Administration from Ohio during her time as a graduate assistant.
Prior to arriving in Athens, Terwilliger served as undergraduate coach for her alma mater, Ohio State University. Playing for the Buckeyes, Terwilliger started every game of her four year career. While competing in Columbus, Terwilliger anchored the Buckeye defense, earning the team's Most Valuable Defender Award in 2007 and 2008. She was named Academic All-Big Ten twice in her career and to the All-Big Ten Tournament team in 2007. She also helped lead the Buckeyes to a 2006 Big Ten regular season title with a 15-4 record and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight.
Terwilliger is currently a USFHA FUTURES Midwest Regional Head Coach and has attained her USFHA Coaching Level II Certification. She has instructed at camps throughout Columbus and at collegiate camps at Ohio State, Penn State, Rutgers and Bucknell, as well.
Terwilliger is responsible for helping organize practices, working with film, making travel arrangements and coordinating academics and study tables for the team, among other assignments.