We are excited to welcome Kealy McNeal as our new Outdoor Education Coordinator. She will also lead The Ocean Tribe Paddling Club. Raised in Iowa, Kealy fell in love with the ocean during childhood visits to Florida. Learn more about her below!

Kealy McNeal

Kealy McNeal

Where are you from?
Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Where did you go to school and what did you study?
I studied Environmental Science at the University of Tampa.

Is there something about working at Sanibel Sea School that you are looking most forward to?
Introducing people to new, fun and interactive ways to explore the ocean.

What do you like to do during your time off?
I love to hike, swim and bake.

Favorite sea creature:
Stoplight parrotfish

What's the best music for a weekend at the beach?
Indie Folk

If you could visit any marine ecosystem on the planet, where would you go?
The kelp forests off of California’s coast.

Is there anything else you'd like to share about yourself?
I love meeting new people and exploring new places!