Anthony “Champ” Kelly, President
Anthony “Champ” Kelly enters his second season as Assistant Director of Player Personnel after spending two seasons as the Bears Director of Pro Scouting. In his current role, Kelly works collaboratively with Bears top personnel executives in directing both the Bears pro personnel and college scouting departments.
Champ began his NFL personnel experience with the Denver Broncos where he served in both the college and pro departments. He spent his last five seasons as the club’s Assistant Director of Pro Personnel. Champ was hired by the Broncos after working as the general manager and wide receivers coach for the Lexington Horsemen of United Indoor Football during their 2007 campaign. Champ previously worked for IBM, and is proficient in computer programming and software development.
Champ is a graduate from the University of Kentucky, where he received his undergraduate degree in Computer Science and his Masters Degree in Business Administration. Champ is married to Stephanie and they have three beautiful daughters, Claire Alaina, Chloe Grace, and Caroline Elise.