Kelcey was born and raised in eastern Washington, where he called Pullman, WA home for the majority of his life. He graduated from LCSC with an automotive degree and worked at an independent shop for 4 years as well as a ford technician for 8 years. Kelcey started as a part-time mechanic at DirtFish in 2014 and has since moved to the Seattle area with his wife and son to work full time. He also works as a mechanic on the DiftFish Global Rallycross team and stage rally team. Kelcey attended his first stage rally event 15 years ago, where he fell in love with the sport and gained the aspiration of one day building his own rally car to compete in.