Kelvin Melgar


Co-Defensive Coordinator in Athletics

Kelvin Melgar is in his third season on the Gustavus Adolphus football staff in 2021, coaching the defensive backs and Co-Coordinating the Defense.

In the spring of 2021, Coach Melgar was reconized for "New Upcoming College Coaches" through accredited publications. 

In his first season (Fall 2019), the defense finished first in the conference in pass defense and 40th in pass defense in the nation. Three defensive backs were honored with post season honors including one first team all conference selection.

He is a native of Houston, Texas and a Houston Baptist University graduate with a degree in Kinesiology- Wellness Managment for his undergrad and Liberty Univeristy with his masters in Business: Executive Leadership. Before coming to Gustavus, he played football at HBU as a Free Safety and then transitioned to coaching while his time there. He has coached Safeties, Linebackers, Quarterbacks, and Wide Recievers. In his three years of coaching at HBU, he has produced six all confernce players, one all-american, and two NFL products.

Prior to HBU, Melgar was a two sport letterman at Clear Lake High School in football and track & field. He was ranked as one of the top defensive backs in Texas through acreddited publications and ran sprints/long jumped in track & field.

Kelvin lives in Saint Peter, MN 

Twitter: @officialKelvinM

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