Troy Erwin, CDR USN (Ret) joined TRLMI in 2015 after a 25 year career in the U.S. Navy and 17 years serving as a civilian Master on Military Sealift Command and other merchant vessels. Troy held leadership roles in both surface and subsurface Navy vessels, including as Commanding Officer of USS Kittiwake (ASR -13). Troy is a licensed Master, Oceans, Unlimited Tonnage, and has been the Master of 6 different ships, including three dynamic positioning (DP) drilling rigs. Troy is focused on our leadership curriculum, teaching the Leadership & Management and Leadership & Teamworking Skills courses, but is also qualified in our Bridge Resources Management, Engine Resource Management, and ECDIS curriculum. When he is not teaching, Troy enjoys Yoga and house renovation projects along with spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren.