Kelly Komara served for four seasons as Auburn's video coordinator. It was her second stint with the Tigers' staff after previously serving as a graduate assistant.
Komara came to Auburn after serving as an assistant coach at Northwestern in 2006-07. Prior to her one-year stint at Northwestern, Komara was a graduate assistant at Auburn from 2004-2006. The Schereville, Ind., native played basketball at Purdue from 1999-02, leading the team to a NCAA title in 1999 and a runner-up finish in 2001.
In her final year at Purdue she was named the Indiana NCAA Woman of the Year, Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, named to the All-Big Team First Team and the WBCA All-Star Team.
In 2000 and 2001, Komara was an All-Big Ten honorable mention and was the NCAA Mideast Regional Most Outstanding Player in 2001. In her rookie season, Komara was named to the Big Ten All-Freshman team (1999).
Komara set the Boilermaker single-season steals record in 2001-02 and is currently tied for third on the all-time steals list. She ended her career as the 13th all-time leading scorer and sixth on the three-point field goals made ledger. Komara earned her bachelor's degree from Purdue in 2002.
A third-round pick in the 2001 WNBA draft, she played one season with the Indiana Fever. Komara also played professionally in the National Women's Basketball League (NWBL) for the Grand Rapids Blizzard in 2003 and participated as an All-Star member of the Greece Cup in 2003-04.