Coaches

Daron Roberts
Assistant Secondary Coach

Biography

Daron Roberts comes to Detroit after two seasons (2007-08) working with the Daron Roberts, who enters his second season with Detroit, joined the Lions after two seasons (2007-08) working with the Kansas City Chiefs. He was a volunteer with the Chiefs in 2007 and was hired as defensive quality control assistant in 2008 where he assisted current Lions Defensive Coordinator Gunther Cunningham.
Daron Roberts, who enters his second season with Detroit, joined the Lions after two seasons (2007-08) working with the Kansas City Chiefs. He was a volunteer with the Chiefs in 2007 and was hired as defensive quality control assistant in 2008 where he assisted current Lions Defensive Coordinator Gunther Cunningham.

Roberts’ responsibilities included: assisting in the development of the playbook, providing computer breakdown reports for the defensive staff and assisting with the defensive backs. While in Kansas City, he worked with a unit that allowed 188.9 passing yards per game in 2007 and ranked fifth in the league for pass defense.

When Roberts joined the Chiefs in 2007 as a volunteer, he worked with special teams coach Mike Priefer. He also served as an assistant coach on at Bishop Miege High School in Kansas City.
Roberts is a University of Texas alumnus and served as the Student Body President his senior year. He earned a Master of Public Policy degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government and holds a law degree from Harvard Law School.


ROBERTS’ COACHING BACKGROUND

Detroit Lions 2009-present
•    Assistant Secondary 2009-present

Kansas City Chiefs 2007-08
•    Defensive Quality Control Assistant 2008
•    Volunteer 2007

Bishop Miege H.S. (Kansas City, Mo.) 2007
•    Assistant Coach 2007

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