Lee Gissendaner

American and Canadian football player and scout
American football player
Lee Gissendaner
Green Bay Packers
Position:Player personnel executive
Personal information
Born: (1971-10-25) October 25, 1971 (age 52)
Akron, Ohio, U.S.
Career information
High school:Stow (OH)
NFL draft:1994 / Round: 6 / Pick: 187
Career history
As a player:
  • Toronto Argonauts (1995)
  • Scottish Claymores (1996)
As a coach:
As an executive:
  • Green Bay Packers (1998–2000)
    National scouting service representative
  • Green Bay Packers (2001–2014)
    Area scout
  • New York Jets (2015–2017)
    Area scout
  • Green Bay Packers (2018–present)
    Player personnel executive
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Lee Gissendaner (born October 25, 1971) is currently the player personnel executive for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He served as a scout with the Green Bay Packers for 17 years (1998–2014) before joining the New York Jets with the same position from 2015 to 2017.[1] In 2018, Gissendaner would return to Green Bay under the position of player personnel executive.

Gissendaner is a former American and Canadian football wide receiver in the Canadian Football League (CFL) and World League of American Football (WLAF). He was drafted by the Houston Oilers in the sixth round of the 1994 NFL Draft,[2] but did not appear in an NFL game and played for the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL and the Scottish Claymores of the WLAF. He played college football at Northwestern.[3] Gissendaner was awarded the Chicago Tribune Silver Football as the Big Ten Conference's most valuable player in 1992.[4]


  1. ^ Butchko, John (2015-05-23). "Jets Hire Former Packers Scout Lee Gissendaner". Gang Green Nation. Retrieved 2024-03-06.
  2. ^ "1994 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2023-03-31.
  3. ^ A Trophy Case // Heisman Winner at Northwestern? Gissendaner Has the Credentials
  4. ^ "Past Silver Football winners". Chicago Tribune. April 26, 2014. Retrieved December 24, 2014.
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