College scout Ken Sternfeld has left the Patriots after 21 years with the team to join the New York Giants as their Assistant Director of Pro Scouting, according to an announcement made by the Giants Monday.
Giants' General Manager Ernie Accorsi announced the hiring of Sternfeld, who is replacing Jerry Reese, who was named New York's Director of College Player Personnel on May 1st. Sternfeld will work with Director of Pro Personnel Dave Gettleman in the pro scouting evaluation process.
During his time in New England, Sternfeld spent three stints in scouting and two stints in the team's ticket office. He began working for the Patriots in 1981 as an administrative aide in scouting, where he worked from 1981-83. His first work in the ticket office lasted from 1984-88 before he went back to scouting for the 1989-90 seasons. From 1991-94 he worked as the team's ticket manager before he returned to scouting for good in 1995. Most recently, he served as a college scout assigned to the East Coast region.
"The appointment of Ken completes the re-organization of our player personnel department," Accorsi said in a release. "We are pleased to have him join us. He comes from an excellent organization and his 21 years of experience will bring more energy and new ideas to the department."
"Ken is a veteran, savvy guy that has been in this league for over 20 years," Gettleman said. "He has been a part of three Super Bowl teams and will bring a lot to the department."