Coaches

Evan Rothstein
Special Projects

Biography

Rothstein joined the Lions coaching staff in the 2012 offseason as a quality control/special teams coach and returns to the staff in 2014 as the team’s special projects coordinator. He arrived in Detroit after spending two seasons as the offensive quality control coach for the Syracuse University Orange football program.

As an undergraduate student, Rothstein began his coaching career with the SUNY Cortland 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.

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.

Rothstein was born April 20, 1988. The Merrick, N.Y. native 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.

COACHING BACKGROUND

Detroit Lions 2012-present

  • Special Projects 2014-present
  • Quality Control/Special Teams 2012-2013

Syracuse University 2010-11

  • Quality Control 2010-11

SUNY Cortland 2010

  • Offensive Line 2010

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Raiola on team routine, improving offense

    Posted 13 hours ago

    Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola talks about the importance of the team sticking to a routine and how improving the offense is a group effort.

  • Suh on taking advantage of opportunity

    Posted 13 hours ago

    Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh talks about the team's mentality heading into Sunday and how the group must take advantage of their opportunities.

  • Lewand on benefits of London trip

    Posted 13 hours ago

    Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand talks about the benefits and challenges of playing an NFL game in London.

  • Caldwell on warm welcome, team focus

    Posted 13 hours ago

    Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell talks about the warm welcome the team has received thus far in London and how the group has maintained focus.

  • Bush on run game rhythm

    Posted 13 hours ago

    Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush talks about what the Lions need to do to improve the run game going forward.

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