Melody has been involved with the Grand View Bowling program as the assistant coach for both men's and women's for the past six years. She helped guide the men's team to the highest season finish ever for the program of fourth overall last year at the national tournament and women's in the 2014-2015 season finishing third.
Melody has an extensive bowling background. She began to compete in sanctioned leagues at the age of six. She holds a series high of 827 and seven career 300 games. Melody holds several titles including a Nationals Doubles, PWBA Regional, and 12 Iowa State titles. Melody was also the US Open/BPAA Top Amateur in the Nation Championship in 1990.
She served as a national member of the Professional Women's Bowling Association from 1993-2003. In 2014, Melody was listed as one of the Top 100 Coaches in the Nation. Her accomplishments include Conference Coach of the Year in 2009 and 2010, two Boys' State Championships along with attending several clinics.
Melody and Keith are the owners of K.O.'s Pro Shop located in Des Moines. They have two sons, Jamie and Joel Felton. They currently reside in Colfax, Iowa.