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Admissions Officers

Find your Admission Officer based on where you live.

John Giovanni

John Giovanni

Rank: Lieutenant Commander (LCDR), U.S. Coast Guard
Position: Associate Director of Admissions for Recruiting
Specialty: Operations Afloat, Sea-going Officer
Education: B.S., Science, Marine & Environmental Sciences, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Admissions Tour: June 2023-July 2026
Stationed In: New London, Connecticut
Office Telephone: 860-701-6783
Cell: 610-952-5753
EmailJohn.J.Giovanni@uscga.edu
Best To Contact Me: By email or cell

Brad Nelson

Rank: Lieutenant (LT), U.S. Coast Guard
Position: Processing Section Chief, International (Foreign National) Cadets
Specialty: Response Ashore (Search & Rescue Coordination)
Education: B.S., Management, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Admissions Tour: June 2019 – June 2024
Stationed in: New London, Connecticut
Office Telephone: 860-701-6753
EmailBradley.J.Nelson@uscga.edu
Best to Contact Me: By phone, 7-8 AM & 4-5 PM (M-F)

LT Jacob Brown

Jacob Brown

Rank: Lieutenant (LT), U.S. Coast Guard
Territory: D.C., DE, MD, NJ, NC, VA
Specialty: Sea-going Officer
Education: M.A. Political Science, University of Illinois Springfield,
B.S., Government, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Admissions Tour: June 2020 – June 2024
Stationed in: New London, Connecticut
Office Telephone: 860-701-6678
EmailJacob.M.Brown@uscga.edu
Best to Contact Me: By email

Valentina Giraldo-Torres

Valentina Giraldo-Torres

Rank: Lieutenant (LT), U.S. Coast Guard
Territory: CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI, VT
Specialty: Sea-going Officer
Education: B.S., Marine and Environmental Sciences, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Admissions Tour: October 2022 – July 2025
Stationed in: New London, Connecticut
Office Telephone: 860-701-6780
Cell: 813-446-5217
EmailValentina.Giraldo-Torres@uscga.edu
Best to Contact Me: By email or text

Daniel Jenkins

Daniel Jenkins

Rank: Lieutenant Junior Grade (LTJG), U.S. Coast Guard
Territory: IA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MO, OH, PA, WI, WV, MN, Canadian territories, Armed Forces and U.S. citizens living abroad
Specialty: Sea-going Officer
Education: B.S., Marine & Environmental Sciences, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Admissions Tour: July 2023-June 2026
Stationed in: New London, Connecticut
Office Telephone: 860-701-6336
Cell: 404-697-7405
EmailDaniel.C.Jenkins@uscga.edu
Best to Contact Me: By email

Tony Lee

Rank: Lieutenant Junior Grade (LTJG), U.S. Coast Guard
Territory: AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI and Western Territories, ID, KS, ND, NE, NM, MT, NV, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY
Specialty: Sea-going Officer
Education: B.S., Government, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
A.S., General Studies, Georgia Military College
Admissions Tour: June 2021-July 2024
Stationed in: New London, Connecticut
Office Telephone: 860-701-6211
Cell: 714-980-2089
EmailAnthony.M.Lee@uscga.edu
Best to Contact Me: By phone or email

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Matthew McAllister

Rank: Lieutenant (LT), U.S. Coast Guard
Position: Campus Programs Manager
Specialty: Response Ashore (Deployable Specialized Forces) 
Education: B.S., Mechanical Engineering, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Admissions Tour: July 2022 – July 2025
Stationed in: New London, Connecticut
Office Telephone: 860-701-6395
Cell: 860-857-5326
Email: Matthew.S.McAllister@uscga.edu
Best to Contact Me: By email or cell

Rick Scott

Rank: Lieutenant (LT), U.S. Coast Guard
Position: Coast Guard Academy Scholars (CGAS) Program Section Chief
Specialty
: Sea-going Officer
Education: B.S., Government, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
A.S., General Studies, Georgia Military College
Admissions Tour: June 2021 – June 2025
Stationed in: New London, Connecticut
Office Telephone: 860-701-6322
Cell: 860-367-3516
Email: Frederick.M.Scott@uscga.edu
Best to Contact Me: By email

Zach Stone

Zach Stone

Rank: Lieutenant Junior Grade (LTJG), U.S. Coast Guard
Position: Coast Guard Academy Scholars (CGAS) Program Section Chief
Specialty: Sea-going Officer
Education: B.S., Management, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
A.S., General Studies, Georgia Military College
Admissions Tour: July 2023 – July 2026
Stationed in: New London, Connecticut
Office Telephone: 860-701-6322
Cell: 678-772-8445
EmailZachary.R.Stone@uscga.edu
Best to Contact Me: By email

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Drew Lyon

Rank: Chief Petty Officer (CPO), U.S. Coast Guard
Position: Coast Guard Academy Scholars (CGAS) Program Liaison
Specialty: Yeoman
Education: B.S., University of Central Florida, National Graduate School
Admissions Tour: June 2023- June 2027
Stationed in: New London, Connecticut
Office Telephone: 860-701-6511
Cell: 860-941-3362
EmailAndrew.G.Lyon@uscga.edu
Best To Contact Me: By email

Contact Information

Admissions Visit
Katy Robbins
Campus Programs
(860) 701-6177
Katy.A.Robbins@uscga.edu
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