This is a 2019 photo of John Mitchell of the Pittsburgh Steelers NFL football team. This image reflects the Steelers active roster as of April 9th when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

John Mitchell

Assistant Head Coach

College: Alabama

Experience: 23 years


John Mitchell, the longest-tenured current member of the Steelers' coaching staff, will enter his 26th season with the franchise in 2019 having served as the team's defensive line coach from 1994-2016, before being named assistant head coach/defensive line (2007-17). He remained with the team following Mike Tomlin's hiring in January of 2007, a time when he was promoted to assistant head coach.

As assistant head coach, Mitchell will oversee staff development among the coaching staff, work with current and former players in career development, and assist Head Coach Mike Tomlin in community related events.