Tim Kelly
Tim Kelly

Head Athletic Trainer

Tim Kelly, a graduate of the University of Iowa, is a long-time member of Army's Athletic Training staff. Originally hired as an Assistant Athletic Trainer, Kelly has served as the head athletic trainer since 1992 and works exclusively with the Army football team.

Kelly earned his bachelor's degree from Iowa and his masters from the University of Nebraska at Omaha while serving a summer internship with the Buffalo Bills for five seasons.

In addition to his dedicated service to West Point, Kelly has also worked with soldiers in the Department of the Army at U.S. Army Special Operations in Fort Bragg, N.C. and athletes participating in the Empire State Games. He was also named to the U.S. Olympic Team during the Atlanta Games and participated in the Pan-American competition at Mar Del Plata, Argentina, at the U.S. Olympic Sports Festival and as an intern at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Kelly has had numerous works published, served on a host of hiring committees and participated in and hosted a bevy of special events.

In addition to his duties at Army and his scholarship work, Kelly has volunteered his skills for a number of local, state, regional and national events.

A current member of the NCAA Football Rules Committee, Kelly is also president of the Armed Forces Athletic Training Society.

A member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association, Eastern Athletic Trainers Association, New York State Athletic Trainers' Association, College Athletic Trainers' Society, U.S. Olympic Sports Medicine Society and Armed Forces Athletic Training Society, Kelly is the primary Athletic Trainer for the Army football program. He previously worked with the Army hockey program where he received the Derek Hines Unsung Hero Award but now dedicates his time to the gridiron.

Married to the former Lynne Gallo , the couple recently celebrated their 18th wedding anniversary. The couple has three children, Baylee, Katie, and Junior, and reside at West Point.