Category Archives: Other Support

Ryan Dinneen

Kelly is my aunt and I have known and respected her my entire life. The allegations are just ridiculous. You have my support and love Kelly.

Joe and Sharon

Kelly Greenberg is simply not capable of bullying anyone. She may challenge players and that is her job. We have seen Kelly’s dedication to her team many times. One time we were visiting during the summer. We were laughing and talking when Kelly said she had to leave because it was late and she had […]
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Jill Crandley

When I heard about the ‘bullying’ accusations made against Kelly Greenberg I was shocked, to say the least. I have never, in my life heard anyone say anything negative about Kelly. I am a former college teammate of Kelly’s and have known her for over 25 years. She is one of the most genuine, unselfish […]
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Mary Kay Reed

There are many stories concerning Coach Kelly Greenberg which attest to her ability to inspire others, her devotion to her players and colleagues and her integrity as a person. One of these which is most demonstrative occurred several years ago at the death of her beloved father. Several hundred of her current and former players […]
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Tanya Potcova

I am a big fan of Coach Greenberg, her passion, and her coaching style and as a former college basketball player I would have been proud to play for her. As a BU WBB fan, I’ve gotten to know the program primarily because of her outreach efforts and her vision to build a family within […]
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Margie Faulkner

Kelly is a dedicated, committed, enthusiastic, and supportive coach, mentor, and friend who has positively influenced hundreds of individuals.” “Respect. Family. Trust. Tradition. Success,” Is what she stands for. I know Kelly through a few family members. I’ve seen how she coaches and how she approaches people. Kelly is a very sincere person. I pray […]
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Lori Kohler

There will always be haters and people who are jealous of your success.we can’t please for those of us who have known Kelly for 20 plus years we see the true meaning of inspiration and dedication…and Kelly..she wears her heart on her sleeve…

Maria Sawick

Tremendous coach from an Incredible family. Stay strong Coach! You have our prayers and support.

Denise and Tucker

The real Kelly Greenberg is a beautiful compassionate woman who should be very proud of her accomplishments. She has always treated her players like her family with kindness, patience and love. We have always witnessed her unconditional love for her players and the game. We are confident that these allegations will be found to be […]
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Tim Greenbeeg

I’ve known Kelly my whole life. She is my aunt but she is so much more. She’s someone who I’ve loved, admired, and look up to since I can remember. My earliest memory of Kelly is when, along with my aunt Kathy, she used to babysit my brother and I when we were young. I […]
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The DePaolo-Boisvert Family: Val, Michele, Joe and Jack

To our family, Kelly has become more than the coach at BU–she has become a family friend and someone who Joe and Jack look forward to spending time with. She is a caring and generous person and understands the importance of family. It is clear to us that Kelly works hard to not only develop […]
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Kathy May

Kelly Greenberg is my sister and best friend. There is no one my children and I would rather spend time with then Kelly. She has a way about her that just makes you feel good about yourself. We have always followed her teams and have always felt part of the team. Kelly has always been […]
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Sarah MacElroy, Director of Basketball Operations (’04-’08)

I had the privilege of working with Kelly as her Director of Basketball Operations at BU for four years. During this time, Kelly was a positive role model for me, as a young professional, and for our players throughout the years. On countless occasions, I saw Kelly demonstrate her commitment to her players, the BU […]
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Karissa Smith

I met Kelly at a very young age when my Aunt Dayna was an assistant at the University of Pennsylvania, and Kelly was the head coach.From the day I met her I have never heard a person say anything bad about her, which makes this accusations so shocking and unbelievable. Kelly could have easily solely […]
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Stacy Baumeister

Hang in there Kelly, you are a good person and do not deserve this. The truth will come to light and you will come out shining.

The Healys – Kelley, Jessie, Sammy

Kelly Greenberg has been a long time friend of the family. She is one of the kindest people we have ever met! We had the opportunity to see her coach at Penn and at BU and the games were always so much fun! Years ago, we attended her basketball camp and Kelly always made sure […]
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Brett Greenberg

BU coach Kelly Greenberg is my aunt. She is the kind of person that would give you the shirt off her back. She is one person who I am not afraid to talk to about anything. She is as real as it gets. Although I only see her a few times a year, I know […]
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Shelby Marshall

Kelly’s record speaks for itself. She is a woman of great character and conviction. We need more women like her in positions of leadership to be mentors and role models for young women.

Kathy O’Connell

Hoping BU will do the “right thing” and not let “helicopter parents” hijack the program! Ladies: Get tough or get out of the way… A retired teacher and coach following this “unreal” story from Ocala Florida.

Dale Parker

Coach Greenberg has been a true friend from the first day we met. I was welcome with open arms. Always kept a smile on her face which would put one on yours. A true professional, always willing to give advice on coaching and life. I know one of her main focus points was to always […]
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Lisa Meehan-Morgan

Let me start by saying I have not see Kelly in many years but I do not believe Kelly would portray any of the characteristics described in recent days. I was very shocked when I heard about this. I played with Kelly as an underclassman in high school. She had the leadership ability and compassion […]
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Moe Power

I am one of many lucky enough to have been on this journey of life to call Kelly my friend. I have been fortunate enough to watch and listen to the many players that praise Kelly as a coach and mentor, for the last ten years. Kellys’ compassion, generosity and character are what make her […]
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The many players, coaches, managers and administrators who have played for and worked with Kelly over the years attest to the dedicated, passionate, loyal person Kelly is both on and off the court. Kelly and I are lifelong friends. Simply put, she would do anything for anyone. Coming from a large, close and loving family, […]
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Brad Horth

I am writing this in support of Kelly Greenberg. While I can not say that I know Kelly Greenberg the coach, I have had the pleasure of meeting and interacting with Kelly outside of basketball. In this regard she has been nothing but welcoming, friendly, and an absolute joy to be around. I have seen […]
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Colleen Nicewicz

In my short time knowing Kelly Greenberg, I am assured that she loves the game and her job. She has been an incredible mentor and support system for my brother, Brendan Burke, and has given him the rare opportunity to do something that he loves as well. So many people are not able to follow […]
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Christine Gallagher

I support Kelly. You can tell a lot about a person not only in their own character but by the company they keep. Kelly is a dear friend of my sister who is a dedicated phenomenal friend to all and a person of integrity. I met Kelly years ago. Great first impression. I have listened […]
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Terese Joseph

Kelly Greenberg is one of the most dedicated coaches I have ever met. She is an awesome role model and has incredible devotion and love for the sport of basketball!! I respect her as a person and a coach and support her 100%.

Kieran Doherty

Stay strong coach.


Thinking about you all the time. You have been an inspiring role for my 3 kids through your thoughtfulness and kindness. I can’t believe this mess, truly unimaginable. How a few young girls can go to the press and cry “abuse” simply because they were not the center of attention is ridiculous!  I am very […]
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Aaron Golderg, Director of Athletic Bands, BU

Just wanted to let you know that I’m thinking of you, and that you have my support throughout this whole thing. The Pep Band feels the same way. I very much admire your coaching, and I brag about you to folks on campus and off. I hope to see you soon. Please let me know […]
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Gerry Nelson

I have known Kelly Greenberg since she was 8 years old…She is a woman of integrity, competitiveness, and compassion…If those aren’t the qualities of a great basketball coach, I do not know what is…Any school should be so lucky to have her!

Patty Bryant

I would like to express my support for Kelly Greenberg and the complaints against her at Boston University.  As a former three sport high school athlete, Bentley Basketball Hall of Famer and an assistant Boston University basketball coach I have experienced various coaching strategies and philosophies. I know that coaches can be very demanding and you may […]
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Kim Grimaldi

When you look at all of the love and support that Kelly has it is obvious that she is not a bully. She encourages people to be their best in a loving and caring way. She has been such a positive role model for so many people. That should be the focus here. You have […]
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Paul Romanczuk

I wanted to drop you a note to let you know that you are supported & backed down here 100%.  You already know how much of an impact you have been to many young women’s lives but I thought it never hurts to hear it again.  You are such a wonderful person and if I can […]
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Jack Sykes

Great person.

Daren Smith

I have known Kelly Greenberg for over 20 years. She became a friend of the family after recruiting my sister to play basketball in college. She is a person that truly cares about the well being of people. When she coached at The University of Pennsylvania she started a Penn Pal program which allowed young […]
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John Knebels

In my 32 years as a sports journalist, I ALWAYS hear ultra-positive sentiments about Kelly Greenberg from former teammates and players and reporters throughout the decades. She is constantly described as a “shaper” of people, who, BECAUSE SHE CARES AND BELIEVES IN HER PLAYERS, challenges them to reach levels of self-excellence they never even knew […]
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Val DePaolo ‘83

The program would not be where it is today without Kelly. She is so professional and a good person. She carries a sense of pride in her program bring older Alums back in the mix, it really has meant a lot to us. She has created a family atmosphere.

Monica Faherty-Maletz BSN, RN

I have known Kelly Greenberg for over 30 years. Inspiring is the word to describe the fiber of her core. My daughters and my son love her generosity, enthusiasm, and humor. “Bullying” ??? NEVER SEEN IT IN THE 30 YEARS I HAVE KNOWN HER!!! Love you and your resilient spirit.

Lynne Belanger

We love you Kelly! We know these accusations are false. If there is anything we can do let us know. Scott and Lynne

Nadine Winters McLaughlin

Stay strong Kelly! Since elementary school, you have been one of the most caring, considerate, loving people I know! You have a heart of gold. Your commitment to making each and every one of your players excel and realize their full potential should be commended. I wish you quick resolve of this situation and hope […]
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Carol Dinneen

Kelly Greenberg is a loving sister, kind sister-in-law and awesome aunt. We have attended many of Kelly’s games and know first-hand how she treats her players and everyone connected with her programs. We are behind her 100%!! Stay strong. We love you.

Karen Hayes

Coach, I don’t know you personally but Moe, Val, Michele, Marianne all vouch for you completely. I trust their opinions! Keep up the good fight!! I am pulling for you and hope that the truth will come out!

Stephanie McGinley Leighton

As I sit here today reading all the wonderful posts from people who are lucky enough to have crossed paths with Kelly Greenberg, not only am I smiling but also tearing up, because these posts are so true and I am so proud to call her my friend. All the wonderful things she has done […]
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Deirdre Brennan

I do not know Coach Greenberg but I have had the pleasure of getting to know and work with one of her past players Caroline Stewart. Caroline on graduation was awarded a Sport Changes Life Foundation Victory Scholarship which brought her to the University of Ulster, Belfast, Ireland to study and work with young people […]
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Katie May

I have known Kelly my whole life, she is a great aunt and an amazing coach. She was my inspiration to start playing basketball and is the reason I wear 13 on my jersey. She taught me to play and continues to help me get better every year. Aunt Kelly can always put a smile […]
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Anne Marie Krill, RN

Support and love always to you Kelly!!!! ABW faculty and administration still talk about your powerful, moving speech given to their students!!!!! And Carlie always says what an amazing role model you are to young woman!!!! Stay strong!!!

Michael Arizin

Hang tough Kelly. Good things happen to good people. PS-“In the midst of winter, I found within myself an invincible summer.” – Camus

Maryanne & Pete Gallen

It has been our families privilege to know Kelly Greenberg for over 15 years. To truly know her is to know the dedication and love that she gives to all that she comes in contact with. Our daughter has attended her basketball camp since the age of seven and she has taught her more then […]
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Theresa Krell, BSN, RN

Kelly Greenberg is not just a great coach, she is encouraging, accepting and supportive of everyone she encounters. Kelly has motivated and led the way in me conquering mountains!!!!!! Thank you Kelly and stay strong.