Kelly, Richard

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Richard Kelly

Coach Kelly is in his first year at Hueytown High School teaching Special Education. In addition to teaching and coaching football, Coach Kelly serves as the head coach of the freshman boys basketball team and boys track.


Before coming to Hueytown, Coach Kelly was the Defensive Coordinator at Walker High School in Jasper, Alabama. While at Walker, Coach Kelly led the second-ranked defense for 6A in 2015. Before Walker, Coach Kelly was the Offensive Coordinator and the head varsity basketball coach at Greenville High School. Before Greenville, Coach Kelly served as an assistant football, basketball, and baseball coach at Spanish Fort High School. While at Spanish Fort, Coach Kelly was a member of the 2010 5A State Championship football team and the 2010 & 2011 5A State Championship baseball teams. Coach Kelly began his career at Fairhope High School.


Coach Kelly is originally from Mobile, Alabama. He graduated from UMS-Wright Preparatory School in 2001. While at UMS, he lettered in football and baseball and was a member of the 1999 State Championship baseball team. He earned his B.S. from the University of Mobile where he lettered in baseball. He holds his M. Ed. from the University of South Alabama and his Ed. S. from the University of West Alabama. Coach Kelly and his wife, Megan, have a two-year old son, Jackson.