Kelly won senior county silverware with Coolderry in 2015.
Portumna native Johnny Kelly has been announced as the new manager of the Offaly senior hurlers.
Kelly spent three years working with the Offaly panel under Michael Fennelly's management.
Meanwhile Leo O'Connor is set to take over Offaly's U20 hurlers. pic.twitter.com/MeL5nPmccg— David Hollywood (@DavidHollywood_) September 5, 2022
His Offaly credentials are further enhanced by his run to county silverware when Coolderry won the Offaly Senior Hurling Championship with Kelly at the helm in 2015.
Elsewhere the Galway-man led Tipperary's Boris-Ileigh to their first senior hurling crown since 1986.