Administration

Lance Newmark
Assistant Director of College Scouting/National Scout

Biography

Lance Newmark enters his 16th year in the Lions player personnel department and his sixth as Assistant Director of College Scouting, being named to current position in 2008.  Newmark, 38, continues to evaluate prospects as a National Scout, and has added responsibilities within the club's college scouting effort.

Newmark's time with the Lions began in 1998, assisting the player personnel department with various pro and college scouting assignments during the season and in preparation for the 1999 NFL Draft.  Newmark was officially hired as a personnel scout on May 1, 1999.  Newmark worked six years in that role before being promoted to National Scout in 2005. 

Raised in La Mesa, California, Newmark played wide receiver for two years at San Diego Mesa College, before transferring to the University of San Diego for one year, where injuries ended his playing career.  Newmark holds a degree in Social Sciences.  

Prior to his time with the Lions, Newmark worked two years for the San Diego Chargers as a staff assistant.  

Newmark and his wife, Jennifer, reside in Commerce Township, Michigan with their daughters Laci, Kendall and Ava.

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