Kellie Jolly Harper is a famous American basketball coach, she’s currently the head women’s coach of the Tennessee Lady volunteers.
Kellie was the head coach at NC state, Western Carolina and Missouri state. She was born in Sparta, TN on May 3, 1977.
Basketball coach, Kellie harper was born Kellie Jean Jolly in Sparta, Tennessee. She was born on May 3, 1977, and she’s 45 years old. Her change of name became legal after her marriage to Jon Harper.
She has a younger brother, Brent Jolly whom they grew together. Brent is her only siblings and according to sources, their father passed away.
Kellie’s Age and date of birth
Harper was born on May 3, 1977 in TN and she’s 45 years old. She celebrates her birthdays every year on May 3rd.
Kellie is currently married to her long time sweetheart, Jon Harper. Jon is a member of her coaching staff at western Carolina, north Carolina, TN and Missouri. They two had met and walk down the aisle in 1999.
Their marriage was blessed with two lovely children, Jackson Harper and Kiley Harper.
What’s Kellie harper’s net worth?
She has an estimated net worth of $3 million. Her source of income is mainly from her coaching career, private investments, contracts etc.
According to sources, her annual salary is $800,000. This was increased in 2021 after she earned her first contract by $50,000 per year.
Kellie’s Career & Education
Kellie was born and raised in Sparta, Tennessee by her parents in 1977. According to sources, [¹] she’s a graduate of “White County High School”, located in Sparta, TN.
While in high school, Kellie harper earned numerous awards and honors as a high school basketball player. She equally performed very well academically and ranked third in her graduating class.
Her set were of the first or starting guards for the Tennessee Lady volunteers during their three consecutive NCAA women’s tournament held between 1996 to 1998.
Kellie Harper’s height and weight
She stands at a height of 5ft’10inch tall and weighs about 65g. She’s slim and fair in complexion, and has brown hair, and hazel eyes.
Kellie harper began to play basketball from 1995 to 1999 in Tennessee. In 1999, she also played for Cleveland Rockers.
According to sources, Kellie harper’s coaching career official began from 2000–2001 in Auburn as an assistant coach. From 2001–2004, she coached at Chattanooga, TN as an assistant.
She became a full time coach from 2004–2009 after she transfered to Western Carolina. From 2009–2013, she served at NC state as a coach and from 2013–2019 she worked as coach at Missouri state. Kellie has been a head women’s basketball coach of the Tennessee Lady volunteers since 2019 till present.
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