29 Feb Joe Kelley Inducted to the Indiana Soccer Hall of Fame
Congratulations to the Kelley family for Joe Kelley’s recent induction into the Indiana Soccer Hall of Fame.
On February 20, 2016, Coach Kelley was posthumously inducted into the Indiana Soccer Hall of Fame at this year’s Indiana Soccer Awards Gala. The Hall of Fame celebrates those who had outstanding contributions to soccer in Indiana. Coach Kelley was a longtime friend and mentor of attorney, Brian A. Eagle. Brian served under Joe as the student manager of IU soccer team from 1983-1985. Prior to his death, Coach Kelley was a client of Eagle and Fein, P.C. and the firm continues to provide for his family today.
Coach Kelley’s award was accepted by his son, Josh Kelley.
Coach Kelley’s outstanding contributions to the game of soccer include:
Player on the IU Men’s Soccer Team 1975
Player on Indy Daredevils ASL Team 1979
Assistant Coach of the IU Men’s Soccer Team – 14 years
Coach of IU Women’s Soccer club team and Staff Administrator
Won Women’s Big 10 Championship 1996
Coached 51 Academic All Big 10 Athletes
Volunteer Coach for Girls ODP Program
Coach for Carmel United Cosmos 4 years
Coached Monroe County Youth Soccer Teams
Held a US Soccer “A” coaching license
Assistant Coach of Depauw University Women’s Soccer Team