Kelly Boycks

Online Trading Academy
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After working as a football coach, airline pilot and broker, Kelly Boycks started trading on his own account in 2010. He soon discovered Online Trading Academy's supply and demand trading strategy and was so enthusiastic that he became an Instructor.

In his classes, Kelly draws on his brokerage experience to give students a clear picture of the professional on the other side of the trade, and what they need to do in order to avoid novice mistakes. He balances technical tactics with common sense and stresses the need for patience and a market-tested trading plan.

He says he loves to see the insights that his students develop as they learn the strategies taught in class - “the moment when frustration becomes astonishment is priceless!”

  • Instructor of the Year Award


  • B.S., Grand Canyon University
  • Chief Market Technician at a private capital management firm
  • Broker, Options and Technical Analysis Subject Matter Expert at a major brokerage
  • Pilot and instructor, America West Express


  • US Markets


  • Stocks


  • Competitive catamaran racer and triathlon supporter
  • Coach of one NFL and three Division 1 football players


Arizona, USA

What Students Are Saying

“Kelly Boycks is exceptionally knowledgeable about trading and presented supplemental background information about the markets which will prove beneficial in trading and being successful. Always professional. Thoughtful towards those having trouble and keeping extraneous questions and comments politely at bay. Interested in the students, including on a personal basis. A++ rating.”

, December 2019

“Kelly was very good instructor. Explained more detail that I did not understand.”

, November 2019

“The Core Strategy class is fantastic! The hands-on experience in the CliK platform early in the class has increased both my understanding and my confidence so much that I know I can do this if I just put in the effort. The CliK platform is a game-changer too. Kelly is a top instructor, and we are lucky to have him with OTA. As a learning leader in my corporate life (32 years now), I know how demanding it is to lead a 7-day class combined with the challenge of managing both re-takers and new students in the same event. Kelly took that to the next level. Thank you for a fantastic week!”

, November 2019

“Kelly is an excellent and inspirational trainer.”

, October 2019

“Kelly was the best instructor I have encountered since high school… It is encouraging to know Online Trading Academy will help me in any way possible to succeed.”

, October 2019

“Kelly did an amazing job teaching and was able to simplify or complicate his explanations of situations based on the understanding of the person(s) receiving feedback. He also connected really well with the class and was able to help keep us on track.”

, August 2019

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