Chelsey Kaplar enters her second year as a student assistant coach. She will work with the Utes' sprints and hurdles group for the Utah track and field team.
Kaplar, an Alpine, Utah native, competed for the University of Utah from 2006 to 2010. While at Utah, Kaplar was a member of the indoor and outdoor 4x400m relay teams that set school records. In the 2009-10 seasons, Kaplar received All-Mountain West Conference honors. At the 2010 MWC Outdoor Championships, she earned second overall in the 400m event.