Keely McMillon joined the University of Iowa softball program as the Director of Operations in September of 2017.
McMillon joins Iowa after four years as the Director of Operations for Olympic sports at Liberty University, where she worked with softball, volleyball, women’s tennis and swimming and diving.
The Vermontville, Michigan, native worked as a graduate assistant in the Liberty Department of Sports Management from 2011-13. During the 2013 season, she served as a volunteer assistant coach for the Lady Flames’ softball team.
In 2012, McMillon coached softball at Heritage High School in Lynchburg, Virginia.
McMillon was a catcher for the Lady Flames softball team from 2008-11. A four-year starter, primarily behind the plate, she played a key role as a senior on the Lady Flames’ 2011 Big South champion team. During her senior season, McMillon was named to the Big South All-Conference first team and was a second-team VaSID All-State selection. For her efforts in the 2009 Big South Softball Championship, McMillon was voted to the all-tournament team. Off the field, McMillon was a NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete as a senior.
McMillon graduated from Liberty with a bachelor’s degree in sport management in 2011 and a master’s degree in sport administration in 2013.