Mercury News: Kelsey Martinez blazing trails as first female coach in Raiders history

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This is definitely the first Latinx in sports I've featured! Kelsey Martinez is a strength and conditioning assistant for the Oakland Raiders. She's the first female coach in the team's history and currently the NFL’s only female strength coach. Kelsey grew up playing softball because she hated being indoors. Without a college softball career, she sought ways to stay around athletes. That’s where her desire to be a trainer bloomed. She interned with NFL strength coaches & once she sampled a taste of the NFL trainer life, she wanted in. πŸ’ͺ🏽πŸ’ͺ🏽πŸ’ͺ🏽

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