Mr. Charles Collins received both his B. S. and Master's Degree from Virginia Tech. In the beginning he began his teaching career at Castlewood High School, where he taught physical education classes and coached. Mr Collins remained there for eight years. Principal Collins came to J. J. Kelly High School in July of 1995, serving as assistant principal until he became principal in 2002. He is a member of the National Association of Secondary School Principals and a member of the Virginia Education Association.
Mr. David Stanley received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Virginia’s College at Wise and received his Master’s Degree from the University of Radford. He taught Algebra classes for one year at Haysi High School and then he moved on to teach Chemistry & Physical Science classes for six years at John I. Burton High School. After that Mr. Stanley was hired as the assistant principal for J. J. Kelly in 2007. Now Mr. Stanley serves as the Assistant Principal for Central High School.