Kelly Gaughan joined the Franciscan University Athletic Department as Head Athletic Trainer in 2006. In March of 2015, Gaughan was named the Senior Woman Administator for Baron athletics.
She has previously worked as an adjunct instructor at Mount Union College in various courses, including: Therapeutic Rehabilitation, Kinesiology, and Athletic Training Practicum. Gaughan has worked as the Athletic Trainer at Carnation Clinic Inc., Alliance High School and did an assistantship with Jackson High School.
Gaughan graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training at Mount Union College (2003) before earning her Masters in Athletic Training at The Ohio University in 2004. She was certified through the National Athletic Trainer’s Association in 2003.
Kelly currently resides in Weirton, West Virginia.