Sean  Kelley

Professor of Physical Education

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Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
PhD Philosophy – Sports Studies Ohio State University 2001
M.Ed Physical Education Wayne State University 1993
BS Physical Education Wayne State University 1991


Dr. Sean Kelley has been a member of the faculty at USAO since 1999. He is a professor of physical education and teaches Kinesiology, Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries, Fundamentals of Individual Sports and Golf. He serves as an advisor to the physical education majors.

Since becoming a member of the USAO faculty, Kelley has served as president, treasurer and vice-president of the USAO Faculty Association and has been a member of several committees that include Superior Teaching Award, Library, Curriculum, Academic Meet and Student Disciplinary.

Kelley is a member of the National Association of Physical Education in Higher Education; American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance and is a tribal member of the Bad River Band of Chippewa Indians.

Kelley also studied at the Scandinavian Institute for Physical Culture in Denmark. He enjoys competitive golf, ice hockey and running and even trained with an elite-level hockey team and lived in Sweden.