Florida State University Student Athlete Academic Services Staff

Kellie Catanach

Director of Educational Services
Educational Testing Coordinator

M.S. in Sport Management, Florida State University
B.S. in Psychology, Duke University
B.S. in Sociology, Duke University


Kellie Catanach was named the Director of Educational Services in August of 2016. She joined the Florida State University Student-Athlete Academic Services staff full time as a Learning Specialist in June of 2015. Kellie started her career at Florida State as a graduate assistant in August of 2013.

 A native of Tampa, Florida, Catanach attended Duke University as a volleyball student-athlete from 2008-2012. As a four-year letter winner, she served two years as a team captain, earned All-ACC, All-America, and ACC All-Academic honors, was named the 2010 ACC Player of the Year, and played on two ACC championship teams. Upon graduation, Catanach joined the Duke Athletic Department as the Administrative and Championships Assistant where she spent time working in the Sports Information, Development, Special Events, and Student-Athlete Development departments while serving as the direct assistant to the Senior Woman Administrator. Catanach majored in both Psychology and Sociology as a Blue Devil and earned her Master's Degree in FSU's Sport Management program in May 2015.


N4A Model Practice Winner Concurrent Workshop Presenter – “LYFE Beyond the Spear” (2018)
N4A Concurrent Workshop Presenter – “Risky Business: Utilization of Risk Assessment to Optimize the Learning Specialist Caseload” (2017)
N4A Concurrent Workshop Presenter – “It Takes A Village: Learning Specialist and Advisor Collaboration in Football Academics” (2016)
NACWAA Women's Leadership Symposium  (2015)
N4A Student-Athlete Development  Committee Member (2015 - present)
N4A Learning Concerns & Enhancements Committee Member (2015 - present)
N4A Convention Presentation "Mental health support & academics: The partnerships." (2015)