Frank Kelly III, a Calvert Hall graduate and former professional lacrosse player, was named this month to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes' Hall of Champions.
Kelly, a Cornell graduate, was a member of FCA's first lacrosse team and has been chairman of the FCA Maryland board for 19 of its 20 years of existence.
Kelly is CEO of Kelly & Associates Insurance Group Inc., Kelly & Associates Financial Services Inc., KTBSPayroll/KTBSWorkComp, and Kelly Integral Solutions LLC. He also coaches an under-11 FCA lacrosse team in Baltimore and is the development director for an FCA football team in the area.
FCA national president Richard “Dick” Abel, San Diego-area wrestling coach Jose Campo and former Texas A&M and Sam Houston State baseball coach Mark Johnson join Kelly as hall inductees.
“This is a tremendous class entering the Hall of Champions ,” said Les Steckel, FCA's president and CEO, in a statement. “These four men have spent decades making a tremendous impact on the world for Jesus Christ through the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. They epitomize FCA’s core values of integrity, serving, teamwork and excellence.”
In last 18 months, Kelly was also elected to the Maryland Association of Health Underwriters Hall of Fame and the Calvert Hall College High School Alumni Hall of Fame.
[Editor's note: A previous version of this blog post included a photo of Kelly's father. The Sun regrets the error.]