Troy Kemp | Passionate, Award-Winning Educator, Coach, Speaker, and Transformational Leader

Troy Kemp

Passionate, Award-Winning Educator, Coach, Speaker, and Transformational Leader

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Troy Kemp

Troy Kemp is a passionate, award-winning educator, Hall of Fame coach, and transformational leader. Mr. Kemp was raised as one of 6 children, in a single parent, migrant worker’s home in Riverhead, NY. The former collegiate football player’s education includes earning a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Colgate University and a master’s degree in independent school leadership from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College. 

Troy’s career includes spending 24 years on the faculty at McCallie, an all-boys school in Chattanooga, Tennessee. At McCallie, Mr. Kemp served as a teacher, dorm parent and administrator, while coaching his teams to a state championship in football and eight titles in lacrosse. After a year of serving as associate headmaster at McCallie, Troy became the founding executive director of the National Center for the Development of Boys (NCDB). The NCDB was established 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. 

In 2019, Troy joined the staff of the Ron Clark Academy (RCA), in South Atlanta. At RCA, Troy serves as the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships and an educator trainer during its professional development events. At RCA, Mr. Kemp continues to provide inspirational keynotes, seminars and professional development for individuals and organizations around the world. To date, his in-person and virtual speaking events have reached over 50,000 parents, educators, coaches, counselors, mentors, members of law enforcement and professional sports organizations in over 40 states and 5 countries. 

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Educator, Coach and Parent Talks

• The Minds of Boys and Girls
• Masculinity, Mental Health, and Wellness
• Under the Influence: What Every Trusted Adult Needs to Know About Screen Time and Social Media
• Trauma, Brain Development, and Behavior
• How to Improve Communication, Motivation, and Accountability
• Motivating Marginal Students
• Power Steering: How to Improve Results Without Adding Stress at Home

Reaching and Teaching Boys

Reaching and Teaching Boys equips participants with information and tools that are necessary to successfully raise and educate boys. The presentation is designed to help participants understand how nature, nurture and culture influence the way boys experience and interact with the world.

Participants in the workshop will learn:
- How boys learn best and how to engage them more effectively.
- What boys need to have greater balance and success in school and life.
- Strategies for increasing motivation, communication and accountability with boys of all ages.

Mr. Troy Kemp, is the former Executive Director of the National Center for the Development of Boys. Troy also has over 25 years of experience serving as a teacher, coach, dormitory parent, and administrator at an all boys day and boarding school in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Student Talks

• 5 Lessons Learned in Leadership
• Game Plan - How to Turn Distress into Success
• Pigeons and Eagles

Masculinity, Mental Health And Wellness

In this presentation, we will examine the socio-emotional lives of boys. I will also share how nurture and culture often creates a false vision of manhood and the challenges to becoming a man today. The presentation will include the latest trends, research and strategies for helping boys become capable, courageous and compassionate men.

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