Kelsey Homewood joined the Western Illinois Athletics Department in May 2012 as Director of Marketing/Promotions. She joins the Leathernecks following three years
at Winona State University.
She develops and implements marketing and promotional
campaigns for Leatherneck Athletics and also serves as assistant director for the
Leatherneck Club. Over the previous three years, Homewood worked in various
administrative capacities for Winona State.
Homewood recently served as the Associate Athletics Director
for Warrior Athletics, overseeing corporate partnerships, fundraising,
marketing, promotions and also serving as the Senior Woman Administrator. She
managed more than 65 corporate sponsors, was director of game
sponsorships/promotions, supervised the corporate suites at football and
basketball, oversaw the Warrior Sports Network, and was the event coordinator
for all athletics' alumni events.
Her career with the Warriors began as the game management
director for the 14 sports programs and assistant strength and conditioning
coach. Homewood then took over as the compliance coordinator, budget director
and assistant fund raising director for the department. Those duties progressed
to her most recent job responsibilities for the NCAA Division II program.
A native of Iowa City, Iowa, Homewood received her bachelor's
degree from Winona State in 2009 in exercise science. She made the Dean's List
throughout her collegiate career and was the Exercise Science Honorable Student
her final semester. Homewood completed her master's degree in educational
leadership and sports management in 2011.