Coach Kelly Dempsey started her basketball career at Hicksville High School where she was a 5-year varsity starter and was an integral part of her team winning two Nassau County Championships. From there she played at Mount Saint Mary College and led her team to a Skyline Championship. After college she helped build the NCPAL Headquarters Activity Basketball program and is currently a basketball director for that NCPAL unit. She is the Head Clinician for the Long Island Nets and has been nominated as a Jr. NBA Coach of the Year and a Community Hero by the Long Island Nets. Coach Kelly is also the Girls Assistant Varsity Coach at Mineola High School.