Matt Mitchell joined the Badgers in 2023. He previously spent the past twelve years as the head coach of Grand Valley State. So who is Matt Mitchell? Let’s take a closer look and get to know the Badgers’ outside linebackers and special teams coach.
Who Is Matt Mitchell? Facts About The Badgers Coach
- Mitchell was a two-time, First-team All-Midwest Conference selection as a defensive lineman during his playing career at Cornell College where he earned a degree in biology and secondary education in 1997.
- Mitchell and defensive coordinator Mike Tressel have connections that run back to their playing days at Cornell College (Iowa).
- Since the beginning of 2018, Mitchell guided GVSU to a 40-8 record.
- Under Mitchell, Grand Valley State finished the 2022 regular season undefeated, claimed the GLIAC Championship, and regained the top spot in the national polls.
Matt Mitchell’s Personal Life
Mitchell is married to his wife Jen and they have two sons together, Tray and RJ.
Where Is Matt Mitchell From?
Mitchell played on the defensive line at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa. He has been at Grand Valley State since 2004 taking over the head coaching position in 2010.
Matt Mitchell Coaching Experience
|2004-07||Grand Valley State||Defensive Backs|
|2007-09||Grand Valley State||Linebackers/Defensive Backs|
|2010-22||Grand Valley State||Head Coach|
|2023-present||Wisconsin||Outside Linebackers/Special Teams|
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