The 2016 season was the first for Kelly Bills as an assistant coach at Weber State. He joined the Wildcats program in February 2016 and coaches the Wildcat wide receivers.
In 2016, Bills helped lead Weber State to a 7-5 record, a third-place finish in the Big Sky Conference and WSU’s first trip to the FCS Playoffs in seven years. Bills coached senior wide receiver Cameron Livingston to honorable mention All-Big Sky honors.
Bills came to Weber State after spending the 2015 season as an offensive graduate assistant coach at Utah State. He assisted the Aggie offensive coaches in all daily football operations.
He spent two seasons as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Willamette University, a Division III school in Salem, Ore.
Prior to that, Bills spent five seasons as an assistant coach at this alma mater, BYU, under head coach Bronco Mendenhall. Bills was the offensive quality control coach for the Cougars during the 2008 and 2009 seasons and also worked with wide receivers and quarterbacks. From 2010-12, he was an offensive graduate assistant at BYU, coaching quarterbacks and the offensive line.
He began his college playing career as a quarterback at Southern Utah where he spent the 2003 season under head coach Gary Andersen. Following an LDS Church mission, he transferred to BYU where he played running back and special teams for two seasons (2006-07).
Bills is a native of Littleton, Colo., and graduated from Arapahoe High School where he set school passing records while throwing for 25 touchdowns as a senior.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in History from BYU in 2011. He and his wife Emily have two boys, Brooks and Cooper.