|No. 17 West Virginia Mountaineers|
|Date of birth:||June 27, 1970|
|Place of birth:||Berwick, Pennsylvania|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight:||215 lb (98 kg)|
|College:||West Virginia, Notre Dame|
Las Vegas Posse
Tampa Bay Storm
Grand Rapids Rampage
Jake Kelchner (born June 27, 1970) is a former starting quarterback for West Virginia University during the 1990s. He was part of the mountaineers undefeated 1993 team. Kelchner also went on to play one season in the Canadian Football League and three seasons in the Arena Football League.
Kelchner started his college career at the University of Notre Dame. Notre Dame had also signed Rick Mirer of Goshen, Indiana, the No. 1 prospect in the country. Two years later Kelchner transferred to West Virginia.
In 1994 he played 1 game with the Las Vegas Posse of the Canadian Football League. Additionally, Kelchner played with the Tampa Bay Storm, Florida Bobcats and Grand Rapids Rampage for 3 seasons over 4 years.
Jake Kelchner married Morgantown native Kimberly Knouse in 2002. They have two children. He now resides in Ravenna, Ohio.