Luke Kelly joined Port Adelaide as a midfield development coach after a number of years of experience at the Western Bulldogs and GWS GIANTS.

Kelly was a performance analyst at the Western Bulldogs from 2012 – 2016.

In 2016 he joined the GWS GIANTS as Senior Performance Analyst before becoming the GIANTS' Defensive Coordinator in 2018.

Kelly made the move into a full-time coaching role as an assistant coach in the development space ahead of the 2019 season.

In 2020, Kelly was awarded the prestigious Phil Walsh Memorial Scholarship and continued on in his role as GWS assistant coach in seasons 2020 and 2021.

At the end of 2021 Kelly took up the role of midfield development coach at Port Adelaide.

Kelly continues his role as midfield coach in 2024, supporting Josh Carr.

Coaching career
2021 – current Port Adelaide midfield development coach
2019 – 2021 GWS GIANTS assistant development coach
2018 – 2019 GWS GIANTS defensive coordinator
2016 – 2017 GWS GIANTS senior performance analyst
2012 – 2016 Western Bulldogs performance analyst

Phil Walsh Memorial Scholarship (2020)