Bill Kelp joined the Hope College women's basketball coaching staff prior to the 2017-18 season.
Kelp has been a teacher for 25 years, including two decades at Novi High School where he teaches health.
Kelp coached the Novi varsity girls basketball team for 14 years, where he held the record for most wins (226) by any basketball coach in the history of the school. His teams are known for their defensive tenacity.
Kelp lives in South Lyon with his wife, Lisa, and their two daughters, Annie and Gracie.