John Mitchell

Assistant Head Coach

College: Alabama

Experience: 26 years


John Mitchell, the longest-tenured member of the Steelers' coaching staff, will enter his 27th season with the franchise in 2020 having served as the team's defensive line coach from 1994-2006, before being named assistant head coach/defensive line (2007-17). He remained with the team following Mike Tomlin's hiring in January 2007. Mitchell was promoted to assistant head coach in 2018.

As assistant head coach, Mitchell oversees staff development among the coaching staff, works with current and former players in career development, and assists Head Coach Mike Tomlin in community-related events.