USMC/ LE SWAT
- Served 6 years in the United States Marine Corps before joining a major city Police Department, where he has worked for the last 26 years.
- Has spent the last 14 years as a primary sniper on the SWAT team.
- Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Firearms instructor, Patrol Rifle Instructor, Precision Rifle (Sniper) instructor, 50 Cal. instructor and Rappel Master.
- A member of the Craft International training team until 2015. Kelly is a co-instructor of the ‘Police Sniper Response to a Public Venue’ course and ‘SWAT Response to a Public Venue’ course.
- An adjunct instructor with the Texas Tactical Police Officers Association (TTPOA) teaching Basic, Intermediate and Advanced sniper courses, Shotgun Ballistic Breaching courses, Sniper Glass/ Barrier Shooting courses, Urban Sniper Hide courses and Basic, Tactical and Advanced Rappel courses.