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Evan Rothstein
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Evan Rothstein enters his fifth season with the Detroit Lions after joining the club in 2012. He spent two seasons as the team’s special teams quality control coach before becoming the team’s special projects coach in 2014, where he worked with the defense in addition to assisting Head Coach Jim Caldwell in day-to-day operations and game day tasks. In this role as the team’s offensive assistant, Rothstein will work with the offensive staff and quarterbacks in all facets of preparation for the team’s weekly opponents in addition to continuing to assist Coach Caldwell

Evan Rothstein enters his fifth season with the Detroit Lions after joining the club in 2012. He spent two seasons as the team’s special teams quality control coach before becoming the team’s special projects coach in 2014, where he worked with the defense in addition to assisting Head Coach Jim Caldwell in day-to-day operations and game day tasks. In this role as the team’s offensive assistant, Rothstein will work with the offensive staff and quarterbacks in all facets of preparation for the team’s weekly opponents in addition to continuing to assist Coach Caldwell. 

Rothstein arrived in Detroit after spending two seasons (2010-11) as the offensive quality control coach for the Syracuse University Orange football program. For the fall of 2009, Rothstein interned with the Syracuse University football video operations department before returning briefly to SUNY Cortland as their offensive line coach for the spring of 2010. He returned to the Syracuse University football staff as their offensive quality control coach in July of 2010.

As an undergraduate student at SUNY Cortland, Rothstein began his coaching career with the Red Dragons where he served as the student assistant offensive line coach, quality control and director of video operations from the fall of 2006 to the spring of 2009.

A Merrick, N.Y. native, Rothstein attended Bellmore John F. Kennedy High School, earning recognition as a National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar Athlete for the Cougars. Rothstein graduated SUNY Cortland with a bachelor of science in sport management in 2009 and a master of science in sport management in 2012. He and his wife, Carol, married in July of 2013.

 

ROTHSTEIN’S COACHING BACKGROUND

Detroit Lions..................................................................................... 2012-

          Offensive Assistant/Research & Analysis.................. 2015-

          Special Projects......................................................................... 2014

          Quality Control/Special Teams.................................... 2012-13

Syracuse.......................................................... 2010-11

          Quality Control.................................................................... 2010-11

SUNY Cortland....................................................... 2010

                  Offensive Line       2010

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