Kyle Keesler is in his first year as assistant equipment manager after joining West Virginia in 2015. Keesler’s day-to-day responsibilities include order and dispersing of equipment for all Mountaineer Olympic sports. He assists with day-to-day operations of the WVU baseball team and handles any equipment needs that may arise during the season.
Prior to his full-time stint at WVU, Keesler served as the head clubhouse manager for the West Virginia Black Bears, the short-season A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. While in that capacity, he handled day-to-day operations including daily transportation for players and staff, ordering team meals, and issuing officially licensed game day and workout gear. Additionally, he handled laundry for both the visiting and home teams.
Keesler served as the head women’s basketball manager for WVU women’s basketball for five seasons. He handled daily practice and game operations and assisted with office duties. He traveled with the team and helped organize equipment, uniforms and other needs for road contests. He assisted the graduate assistant with mail outs, data entry and recruiting visits. Keesler served as the Mountaineers’ equipment room liaison helping issue gear, laundry and other needs.
A native of Grantsville, West Virginia, Keesler resides in Morgantown.