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Kelsey Hounshell

Kelsey Hounshell

Kelsey Hounshell returned to her alma mater in 2019 to serve as an assistant athletic trainer for football. She also oversees the graduate assistant athletic trainer for cheerleading.

Hounshell earned a bachelor’s degree in athletic training from the University of South Carolina in 2016 and a master’s degree in kinesiology from Louisiana State University in 2018.

During her undergraduate career, she worked with the Carolina softball, track & field, men’s soccer and women’s basketball teams. While serving as a graduate assistant at LSU, she worked with the Tigers’ beach volleyball and football teams.

Hounshell’s first full-time position came as an athletic training assistant at Coastal Carolina, where she worked with the volleyball and beach volleyball teams during the 2018-19 academic year.

Originally from Raleigh, N.C., Hounshell is certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association and is a certified emergency medical responder. In addition, she is a National Academy of Sports Medicine Performance Enhancement Specialist and a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist.