Name: Kelly Claes
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Beach Volleyball
Height: 6-2
DOB: 9/18/1995
Birthplace: Fullerton, Calif.
Hometown: Fullerton, Calif.
High School: El Dorado High School (Placentia, Calif.)
College: University of Southern California '17, Sociology
Coach(es): Jordan Cheng
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 9th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – 9th
  • Years of participation: 2017, 2019
  • Top Finish: 9th – 2019
Personal: Parents are Paul and Quincy Claes...Paul played baseball for two years at San Diego State...Has two brothers, Ben and Danny, and one sister, Kristi...Lists Karch Kiraly as her biggest sports hero...Graduated from high school a semester early to join USC's beach volleyball program...Has played sitting volleyball at the USAV Open National Championships...Calls herself a Comic Con Conqueror, video game lover, DND addict and anime enthusiast.