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

  • Town Hall Meeting

    (2:35) Posted Apr 15, 2014

    New head coach Jim Caldwell got the chance to catch up with season ticket members during the exclusive Town Hall Meeting at Ford Field.

  • Caldwell on Suh's absence

    (10:20) Posted Apr 10, 2014

    Head coach Jim Caldwell on Ndamukong Suh's absence, Matthew Stafford's mental toughness and implementing a new system.

  • Ihedigbo on playing in Detroit

    (6:58) Posted Apr 10, 2014

    S James Ihedigbo on earning a Super Bowl ring, playing in Detroit and leadership.

  • Stafford on system changes

    (10:08) Posted Apr 10, 2014

    QB Matthew Stafford on system changes, offseason additions and DT Ndamukong Suh.

  • Reggie Bush on starting fresh

    (7:08) Posted Apr 10, 2014

    RB Reggie Bush on offseason workouts, head coach Jim Caldwell and starting with a clean slate.

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