Grand Valley football coach Matt Mitchell steps down

Former Grand Valley head football coach Matt Mitchell poses for a photo.
Matt Mitchell led the Grand Valley football team to the 2022 GLIAC Championship this past season.

Grand Valley head football coach Matt Mitchell announced on January 15 that he will step down from his duties with the team to pursue other coaching opportunities.

The Lakers compiled a 117-31 record during his time leading the program. This past season, Mitchell guided the Lakers to the 2022 GLIAC Championship, a No. 1 ranking in the American Football Coaches Association and D2football national polls, and a berth in the NCAA Super Region 3 final.

Director of Athletics Keri Becker said she will begin a search for the program's next head coach immediately.

For more details about Mitchell's tenure as head coach, visit the Lakers Athletics website.


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