Dylan Kelly

Dylan Kelly

Midwest Director of Advising

Dylan attended Centennial High School in Roswell, Georgia where he played Varsity all four years for the school’s Region 6/5A baseball team. At Centennial, he had a .386 career batting average, was All Region outfielder 2008, All Region/State Catcher 2009 & 2010. He was selected by the Georgia State High School Association to play for Team Georgia his Jr. & Sr. years. Dylan also played AAA travel ice hockey where he was the leading scorer for three straight seasons.

Kelly accepted a scholarship to Middle Georgia College, where he started every game during his two year career. In his freshman year, he led MGC and the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association in batting average, ranking among the top 10 nationally in the NJCAA with his .429 clip. He was selected All Conference in 2012. After his sophomore season he accepted a scholarship to play for the University of Missouri who joined the SEC that same year (2013).


During his Jr. season, for the MIZZOU Tigers, Kelly hit .287, in 178 at-bats while starting in 49 games and playing in all 50 as the team’s starting catcher. He was second on the team with eight doubles and had nine extra-base hits on the season. He drove in 27 runs while scoring 20 more and posting 14 multi-hit games on the season, all while leading Mizzou with eight multi-RBI games as well. Dylan boasted a team-best .997 fielding percentage on the season as he had just one error while playing every game at catcher and led Mizzou with 310 putouts.

During his Sr. season, Kelly boasted a team-high .330 season average at the plate while starting 46 games as Mizzou’s starting catcher. He led the team with 13 doubles and 59 hits in 179 at bats with 27 RBI’s, while accumulating a team-leading .453 slugging percentage, as well as a .405 OBP. Dylan ended the season on a career-high 11-game hitting streak, as well as leading the team with 17 multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games. At one point in the year had an 18 game on-base streak. He was one of the most clutch hitters for Mizzou, batting .339 with runners in scoring position, as well as .478 when leading off an inning.

He went undrafted and signed a professional contract with the Independent Professional baseball league playing for several teams including the Normal Cornbelters (All Star 2016), Sioux City Explorers, Fargo Moorhead Redhawks and the Milwaukee Milkmen where he was the 2022 starting All Star catcher. During 2015, Dylan signed as a free agent with the Arizona Diamondbacks.