Kelley (Harlow) Pulisic is the mother of Christian Pulisic, an American professional player currently playing for Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga and whom is touted as U.S. Soccer’s top rising star.
Kelley has a strong soccer background as a successful youth player in Northern Virginia, playing with the Braddock Road Shooting Starts and Lake Braddock High School alongside teammate Mia Hamm and many other notable players of that era. She was a member of the Virginia State and Region I ODP teams.
Kelley played collegiately at George Mason University where she met her husband, Mark, a men’s soccer team standout and later a professional player with the Harrisburg Heat (NPSL) and professional coach with the Detroit Ignition (MISL) and collegiate coach with Lebanon Valley College. Mark is currently coaching a U-10 Academy team for Borussia Dortmund.
Kelley has been a physical education teacher for the past 24 years.
She has coached high soccer and club soccer with the PA Classics.