LT Tyler Kelley
Admiral James Pine Leadership Officer

LT Tyler Kelley graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Management. His first tour upon graduation was on USCGC Spencer, a medium endurance cutter home-ported in Boston, Massachusetts. While on Spencer, he served as the Assistant Navigator, First Lieutenant and Boarding Officer. In 2010, LT Kelley departed Spencer to take command of USCGC Chinook, a coastal patrol boat home-ported in New London, Connecticut.

In 2012, LT Kelley departed Chinook to attend the Boston College Carroll School of Management where he earned a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree in Leadership and Management. LT Kelley joined the USCGA Management Department in June of 2014 as an instructor of Organizational Behavior and Leadership, and serves as an assistant coach of the Academy’s ice hockey team. As the GOLD Officer, he will help the IFL implement the Guide to Officer Leader Development and LEAD models across the Academy.