Kelly Parent is in her second season as an assistant coach for the Crusaders, after spending two seasons at Anna Maria College. Parent joined the Anna Maria staff at the start of the 2002 campaign, and completed the 2003 season as the team's interim head coach. She has also served as the head coach for the Southbridge Youth Soccer Association's Under 12-18 girls since 1998. A 2000 graduate of the Unversity of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, Parent was an All-Little East selection in college and served as team captain during her senior season. She continued to play after her college career ended, playing for the semi-professional Rhode Island Rays for six years.