Kyle Carson joined the Riders during the 2019 off-season as the team’s Director of Player Personnel after spending the previous eight years with the Calgary Stampeders.

He joined Calgary as an intern in 2012 before serving as the Scouting Assistant and Coordinator of Football Operations. Carson was later promoted to Scout and CFL Draft Coordinator. He was responsible for evaluating both American and Canadian talent, coordinating the team’s draft preparation as well as preparing scouting reports on upcoming opponents. The Stampeders made it to five Grey Cups during his time with the team and he is a two-time Grey Cup Champion.

As a player, Carson played collegiately for the Calgary Dinos as well as the Victoria Rebels Juniors. He has a degree in Communications from the University of Calgary. He was born in Sherwood Park, Alberta and grew up in Nolensville, Tennessee.

Carson works closely with Jeremy O’Day, Paul Jones and the scouting department in player personnel.

Carson and his wife, Breanne, have made Regina their full-time home.