Kelsey Anderson Joins MN Waves as Head Coach and Off-Season Instructor
Kelsey graduated from Burnsville High School in 2011. During her time at Burnsville, she was a 4x letter winner, 2x captain, Miss Softball (2011), Gatorade Player of the Year (2011), All Conference (3x), All State (3x), All Section (3x), and State Champion (2010). A highlight of Kelsey’s state tournament was throwing back-to-back no hitters going into the state championship game. Kelsey also played for the Minnesota Sting throughout her high school career. Kelsey continued her softball career playing two years at Winona State. Her sophomore year, the team went to Super Regionals. Following her two years at Winona, Kelsey transferred to Bethel University. During her time at Bethel, her team was Conference Champions (2015); Kelsey was also All Conference (2x) and All Region (2x). Kelsey also held the team’s RBI single season record.
Kelsey started volunteer coaching in 2009, helping with pitching clinics with SZS. During her college career, Kelsey took on community level teams, but decided to start coaching club ball in 2014 working with some of the top programs in Minnesota. Along with coaching at the club level, Kelsey has been coaching high school softball for the last 5 years. Kelsey started her high school coaching career assisting at the Varsity level at Eagan High School. Kelsey then spent her next three seasons as the Varsity Head Coach at Wayzata High School. Last year, Kelsey started as the new Varsity Head Coach at Prior Lake High School. Kelsey also is the owner of Between the Lines Softball, giving lessons in pitching and hitting for the last 5 years.
We are excited to have Kelsey joining the Waves program!