Front Office

Kevin Turks
Director of Pro Personnel
Kevin Turks is in his eleventh season with the Chicago Bears and his fifth as Assistant Director of Pro Personnel. Turks joined the Bears as an intern in 2001 assisting in pro/college scouting before being named a pro scout the following year. He served in that role from 2002-08 before being promoted to Assistant Director of Pro Personnel in 2008.

During Turks' eleven seasons in Chicago, the Bears reached the playoffs four times, won four NFC North Division titles and appeared in two NFC Championship games. In 2006, the Bears won the NFC Championship and appeared in Super Bowl XLI.
Kevin Turks is in his eleventh season with the Chicago Bears and his fifth as Assistant Director of Pro Personnel. Turks joined the Bears as an intern in 2001 assisting in pro/college scouting before being named a pro scout the following year. He served in that role from 2002-08 before being promoted to Assistant Director of Pro Personnel in 2008.

During Turks' eleven seasons in Chicago, the Bears reached the playoffs four times, won four NFC North Division titles and appeared in two NFC Championship games. In 2006, the Bears won the NFC Championship and appeared in Super Bowl XLI.

Turks assists in managing day-to-day football operations with a primary focus on player personnel.

A highly-respected talent evaluator, Turks assists with the team's daily roster moves and all transactions via free agency and trades for the annual NFL draft. Turks has been directly involved in the free agent acquisitions of Julius Peppers, Brandon Marshall, Michael Bush, Jason Campbell, Thomas Jones, Nick Roach and Adam Podlesh. He also scouts all levels of professional football, including the UFL, CFL and Arena Football League.

A native of Tucker, Georgia, Turks played linebacker at North Carolina State University from 1995-98 and was a threeyear letterman for the Wolfpack. He graduated from NCSU with a BS in Applied Sociology. He worked as a Sports Event Management intern for the Atlantic Coast Conference and Walt Disney Wide World of Sports in Orlando before joining the Bears.

Turks and his wife, Lakeisha, have a daughter, Kyleigh.