Front Office

Kevin Turks
Director of Pro Personnel

Kevin Turks is in his 13th season with the Chicago Bears and his second as director of pro personnel. Prior to his current role, Turks spent five seasons as the Bears 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 13 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 13th season with the Chicago Bears and his second as director of pro personnel. Prior to his current role, Turks spent five seasons as the Bears 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 13 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 primary duties include assisting with the team’s daily roster moves and transactions via free agency. He also does in-season advance scouting of Bears opponents and scouts all levels of professional football, including the CFL and Arena Football League. Turks is also involved in college scouting during the season & assist with trades for the annual NFL draft.

A native of Tucker, Georgia, Turks played linebacker at North Carolina State University from 1995-98 and was a three-year letterman for the Wolfpack. He graduated from North Carolina State University. 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.