Kelvin Sheppard

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
4 24-26-1 48.04% 2-1 66.67%


Career Summary

Kelvin Sheppard is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) and has been the linebackers coach for the Detroit Lions since 2022. Prior to this role, he started with the Lions as the team's outside linebackers coach in 2021.

Playing Career

He was drafted in the third round with the sixty-eighth pick in the 2011 draft to play linebacker for the Bills.

Personal Information

Sheppard was born on Saturday, January 2, 1988 in Atlanta, Georgia.


Year Position Record Playoff record
2024 Detroit Lions Linebackers Coach 0-0-0 0-0
2023 Detroit Lions Linebackers Coach 12-5-0 2-1
2022 Detroit Lions Linebackers Coach 9-8-0 0-0
2021 Detroit Lions Outside Linebackers Coach 3-13-1 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Past teams coached for: Detroit Lions
  • Date of Birth: Saturday, January 2, 1988 (36 years old), Atlanta, Georgia
  • Draft: NFL Draft: 2011, Round 3, Pick 4