Coach Kelli (Bench)

Coach Kelli
aka Black Widow/ Rhoda Hoedown

Years coaching: Started coaching for TXRG in 2007

What is your outside-of-derby job? Elementary School Teacher

Drink of choice at a bar? Deep Eddy Sweet Tea Vodka with water and lemon

Hobbies? Reading, Scrapbooking, Running

Other sports you have played? Volleyball, Softball, Fencing

How did you get into derby? Fluke – went to show support for the Hell Marys when they traveled to play in Providence. They needed someone to call lineups and asked if I was up for the task. That was the start of my derby coaching career.

Favorite food? Sushi

What are you most thankful for in your life? Quality friends

How did you pick your derby name? Each team I coached felt a need to give me a derby name. Heartbreakers– Rhoda Hoedown & Texies– Black Widow but it eventually just went to Coach Kelli

First thing you do after a derby bout: Have a few moments alone.

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