Coaches

Kyle Valero
Offensive Assistant

Biography

Valero enters his fourth season as the Lions offensive coaching assistant after joining the staff during the 2010 offseason. In addition to opponent film breakdown and self scouting, he assists with coaching the team’s wide receivers unit.

Before coming to Detroit, Valero spent the previous two seasons with the coaching staff at Florida State. He served as an offensive student assistant in 2008 and then became the offensive graduate assistant for the 2009 season. Valero was set to be the Seminoles’ offensive quality control coach for 2010 before leaving for the NFL.

Valero got his first coaching experience with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the 2002-2003 seasons. While his primary responsibility was helping with special teams, he also assisted two futures head coaches – Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin and former Buccaneers Head Coach Raheem Morris – with the defensive backs throughout training camp.

VALERO'S COACHING BACKGROUND

Detroit Lions 2010-present

  • Assistant to the Offensive Coaching Staff 2010-present

Florida State University 2009

  • Offensive Graduate Assistant 2009
  • Offensive Student Assistant 2008

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Lions in London Show: Jim Caldwell

    Posted 34 minutes ago

    Lions Head Coach Jim Caldwell joined the set on the "Lions in London" show in Trafalgar Square to talk about the week of practice in Pennyhill and dealing with injuries.

  • #AskALion: Sam Martin

    Posted 57 minutes ago

    You submitted questions for punter Sam Martin on Twitter, Tori Petry asked them.

  • Calvin Johnson honored at Courage House Dinner

    Posted Oct 29, 2014

    Calvin Johnson received the Ed Block Courage award at an event benefitting victims of domestic violence. Tori Petry reports on Coach Caldwell's keynote address and what Johnson had to say about playing against Miami.

  • Wired for Sound: Lions' walkoff win at Wembley

    Posted Oct 29, 2014

    Watch mic'd up footage from the Lions' come-from-behind win against the Atlanta Falcons in London.

  • Caldwell's Corner

    Posted Oct 28, 2014

    Head coach Jim Caldwell talks with Tom Leyden about the win over Atlanta and how the team was able to stage a comeback at Wembley Stadium.

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