Kelsi Stockert

Age: 28


Hails From:

Seattle, Washington


Job that Pays the Bills:

Chief Storyteller, Athlete Career Transition


Rugby Life:

  • USA Women’s National Team 7’s (player)

  • USA Women’s National Team 15’s (player)

  • Seattle Rugby Club (player)

  • 2015 D1 National Championships MVP


Leading Like a Boss:

  • Washington Wolverines Boys Rugby (Coach)

  • Seattle Rugby Club (Assistant Coach)

  • Mother of one (soon to be two!)


Why We Love Kelsi:

  • Stepped away from her international rugby career in 2019 to focus on her mental health

  • “She is committed to promoting conversations on the mental and emotional health of athletes and to let others know ‘it’s okay, not be okay’. She’s made a big impact on those in our community who struggle with mental health issues.”


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Photo Credits: Griff Lacey and Travis Prior