The 180 Group


The 180 Group's mission is to inspire your team. We will provide guidance, resources and a set of systems to help you develop into a stronger and more efficient team. Utilizing collegiate and professional-level coaching, we hope to inspire and motivate you to become an industry-leading team, a team that is built upon a culture that inspires, unifies and produces results the right way. Success will be the by-product of a motivated, passionate force, where team members know their role and aspire to greatness. At the end of the day, team's make this world go round, and we are passionate about impacting the world by elevating each and every team we are so fortunate to join.


Kelly Cagle played soccer at Duke University from 1992-1995, captaining the team and earning ACC Player of the Year in 1995. A three-time All-American, she was named one of Duke's top 10 athletes of the 1990s. She went on to play professionally with the Atlanta Beat from 2001-2003.

Kelly's illustrious coaching career included stints as an assistant at Wake Forest and the University of Texas. From 2003 to 2010, she was the Head Women's Soccer Coach at Virginia Tech, turning a struggling program into a perennial NCAA Tournament qualifier and a nationally ranked team. Among numerous coaching accolades over the past ten years, in 2008, Kelly was named NSCAA Mid-Atlantic Coach of the Year.

Currently Kelly presides in Phoenix, Arizona where she has worked with several youth soccer organizations assisting with leadership development, culture enhancement, and common vision implementation. Kelly currently is a youth director with one of the Phoenix Rush Soccer Club. This past year, Kelly assisted the Arizona State University's Women’s Soccer program as a leadership and life skills coach, and will continue to work with the team this fall as well. Recently, Kelly has signed on with PCS, People Centered Strategy, an executive consulting firm, where she will fulfill her role as a Coach and Lead Facilitator. She is the founder of the The 180 Group where she will continue to offer leadership and training opportunities for both the private and public sector. A native of Tucson, Arizona, Kelly moved back to the area when she retired from coaching in 2010 to be at home with her family.