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Troy Kemp


Troy Kemp is a native of Riverhead, NY. He grew up as one of six children in a single parent, migrant working household. Troy graduated fromRiverhead Sr. High Schooland attended Colgate University, where he played football for four years and was introduced to the sport of lacrosse.

After Colgate, Troy begin his career at the Wilmington Friends School, in Delaware. At Friends, Troy served as a math teacher and computer coordinator while coaching football and lacrosse. In 1992, Troy moved to Chattanooga and began working at McCallie School as a math teacher, dorm parent, and coached football and lacrosse.

At McCallie, Troy won numerous awards for teaching and mentoring students. He is an eight-time state champion and three-time coach of the year recipient in lacrosse.  Troy also helped McCallie win the 2001 Division II football state championship. In 2005, Troy became the Dean of Admission and Financial Aid. In 2015, Troy was appointed to the position of Associate Headmaster for Enrollment and Marketing.
In July 2016, Troy left his position at McCallie to become the Executive Director of the National Center for the Development of Boys. The organization was established, by McCallie to improve the lives of boys by providing resources and programs for parents, teachers, mentors and organizations committed to helping with their learning and development as they journey to manhood. Troy volunteers as a board member for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chattanooga. He and his wife, Diane have been married for twenty-four years and have three amazing children.

Title: Executive Director
Organization: National Center for the Development of Boys.
Education:B.A. Mathematics, Colgate University