This is a 2022 photo of John Mitchell of the Pittsburgh Steelers NFL football team. This image reflects the Steelers active roster as of May 12, when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

John Mitchell

Assistant Head Coach

College: Alabama

Experience: 31 years


John Mitchell, the longest-tenured member of the Steelers' coaching staff, will enter his 28th season with the franchise in 2021 having served as the team's defensive line coach from 1994-2006, before being named assistant head coach/defensive line (2007-17). He 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.