RJ Gillen is in his fifth season with the 49ers and third as a pro personnel scout. He previously served as an assistant in the 49ers scouting department from 2015-16.
In his role, Gillen assists the pro scouting department in their evaluation of NFL talent to prepare the club for acquisitions through free agency, trades and the daily waiver wire. He also coordinates player tryouts and visits to the 49ers facility. During the season, Gillen assists the coaching staff in preparation for the 49ers upcoming opponents through his advance scouting. During the offseason, he assists in evaluating the team’s roster prior to free agency.