Joe Kelleher joined the Lions in June 2011 and is now in his 12th season with the team. Kelleher enters his first season as Lions Assistant Director of Pro Scouting after serving as a Pro Scout for four years. Additionally, he was previously the club's college scouting coordinator for five seasons (2013-17). Kelleher initially served as the team's BLESTO scout before being promoted to regional scout in 2012. While working as the college scouting coordinator, he also had various college scouting responsibilities in the Midwest, Great Plains and Southwest regions.