Kelly Mathis joined the Georgia State staff prior to the 2016-17 season.
Mathis has worked on staffs at Georgia, Florida State and Washington and Lee. She began at Georgia four years ago in 2012 under Andy Landers and was promoted to director of recruiting operations and player development in 2015 under Coach Joni Taylor. She spent 2011-12 at Florida State as the recruiting coordinator with Coach Sue Semrau's staff. Mathis began her coaching career in 2010-11 with Coach Mandy King at Washington and Lee, working with the post players and defensive fundamentals, player development, scouting
She earned her bachelor's degree in sports management in 2009 from Pfeiffer (N.C.) and played for the Lady Falcons of Coach Heather Macy. Mathis was part of the 26-5 conference
A Maryville, Tenn. native, Mathis played her prep basketball, graduating with the Class of 2005, with the Rebels of Maryville High School in the metro Knoxville area.
Baldwin-Tener is in her seventh season at Georgia State in the Sun Belt Conference and will begin her 18th season as a head college coach with 263 career wins. Mathis joins the GSU staff of veteran coaches Erin Batth and Latricia Trammell.