She is believed to be highest-ranking lady as a scouting executive with an NFL workforce, in keeping with an NFL spokesman.
“Kelly is a rising star in the NFL, and we’re lucky so as to add somebody of her caliber to the Denver Broncos,” Broncos normal supervisor George Paton mentioned in a information launch.
Paton mentioned Kleine will report on to him and function the main liaison for the Broncos’ soccer operations. She will even have obligations with each skilled and school scouting, he mentioned.
Kleine might be concerned with the workforce’s personnel division, which incorporates participant analysis, preparations for the NFL draft and free company in addition to every day soccer administration. She additionally will oversee Denver’s video and tools departments, in keeping with the launch.
“Having labored with her for 9 years in Minnesota, Kelly has a powerful understanding of all facets of soccer operations and participant analysis alongside with excellent management qualities,” Paton mentioned in the launch. “She might be an amazing useful resource with her expertise on the professional and school sides in addition to her information of our grading scale and soccer calendar.”
Before being employed by Denver, Kleine labored for practically a decade for the Minnesota Vikings, most just lately serving as the workforce’s supervisor of participant personnel/school scout.
She began as a public relations intern for the Vikings in 2012 and rose via the ranks, in keeping with the launch. Kleine’s obligations with the Vikings included scouting school gamers from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Montana and the Dakotas, the launch mentioned.
After 9 years with the Vikings, the Sheboygan, Wisconsin, native will enter her tenth season in the NFL with the Broncos.