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In May 2016, Eller was named a pro scout after spending five years as an area scout.
Eller originally became an area scout for the Chargers in 2011 after working from 2008-10 as an administrative assistant in the coaching department. He began as the team’s Northeast regional scout and was re-assigned to the Mid-Atlantic region in 2013.
Prior to working for the Chargers, Eller was an intern linebackers coach for the Minnesota Vikings in 2005. He also coached football at Breck High School in Minneapolis, where he attended and played linebacker. He later played linebacker at Northwestern University from 1999-00.
A native of Minneapolis, Eller’s father, Carl Eller, played 16 NFL seasons, all but one with the Minnesota Vikings, and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004.