Faculty Profile

Kelly Helm, Ph.D.

Director Exercise Science Department



Dr. Helm joined our staff in the Fall of 2008.  She brought with her not only enthusiasm but also innovated ideas for not only our exercise science area but also for our department as a whole..  She came to us from Ancilla College as a Assistant Professor, head women's volleyball coach and academic coordinator.  She has worked as a teaching assistant at Purdue University, Assistant Professor at both Tennessee Wesleyan College and Montana State University.

Dr. Helm is currently the director of our exercise science program and is involved in developing new procedures and research possibilities for the department.

Dr. Helm received her Ph.D. from Purdue University spring 2009.


PhD. Spring 2009 - Purdue University/Health Pedagogy Expected date of Graduation December 2008
Masters of Science - Health and Human Performance - The University of Montana 1998
Bachelor of Science - Exercise Science/Physical Education - Brigham Young University 1981

Professional Affiliations

  • IRB Committee
  • Ancilla College
    Athletic Advisory Committee Higher Learning Commission Criterion 3 Subcommittee. Attendance Committee Faculty Senate
  • USA Track & Field Official
  • Purdue University Track & Field Official
  • NCCP National Coaching Certif. Prog. of Canada
    Former Member & Course Conductor
  • American Heart Association