The VMI Keydet Club

provides opportunity by supporting scholarships for talented athletes ready to compete at the highest level of NCAA Division 1 competition while pursuing a successful cadetship.

  • Andrew Deal

    Andrew Deal '12 Chief Operating Officer, VMI Keydet Club

    The VMI Keydet Club chief operating officer provides oversight of programs and staff to ensure they meet the goals and objectives of the club’s strategic plan, supports the president of the VMI Keydet Club Board of Governors and is responsible for the formulation of the policies, goals, objectives, and procedures of the Keydet Club. The COO works closely with VMI leadership, VMI athletics, the CFO and across the VMI Alumni Agencies to develop and execute programs consistent with the missions of VMI and the Keydet Club. The COO reports to the VMI Alumni Agencies CEO.

    Tyler “T.J.” Lighton

    Tyler “T.J.” Lighton '15 Development Officer

    The development officer of the Keydet Club is a productive fundraiser responsible for the management of both leadership and non-leadership members alike, and is at all times a positive advocate for VMI, its athletic program and cadet-athletes, and the Keydet Club.