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

  • Lions Weekly Matchup: Defense

    Posted 55 minutes ago

    Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin breaks down film of the Green Bay Packers offense with Herman Moore.

  • Learn Foot Golf with Joe Fauria

    Posted 1 hour ago

    Detroit Lions tight end Joe Fauria gives punter Sam Martin a lesson and demonstration on how the game of foot golf is played.

  • Foot Golf with Joe Fuaria: Outtakes

    Posted 1 hour ago

    Check out some of the bloopers from Joe Fauria's foot golf demonstration.

  • The Storm

    Posted 2 hours ago

    Take a look at the video that will play on the scoreboard at Ford Field before the Lions' Week 3 game vs. Green Bay.

  • Inside the Huddle with Matthew Stafford

    Posted 14 hours ago

    Matthew Stafford looks ahead to the matchup against Green Bay and talks about the responsibilities of being an NFL player on and off the field.

Photos

  • Former Packer

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  • Packers with Michigan roots

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attended East Lansing High School. </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 12.0pt; mso-pagination: none; mso-layout-grid-align: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: Times; mso-bidi-font-family: Times;">Packers LB Nick Perry was born in Detroit, Mich.</span></p>
  • Kentucky teammates

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  • Mississippi State teammates

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  • Iowa teammates

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