Waheed Mitchell has served as Linfield Christian’s Athletic Director since 2019 and been the head boys varsity basketball coach since 2018. Prior to working at Linfield Christian, Coach Mitchell was the athletic director at Horizon Christian Academy from 2003-2006 and the assistant athletic director at The Rock Academy from 2007-2010.
Coach Mitchell has been coaching for 17 years and during that time has won six conference titles, three San Diego Section titles, one Southern Section Regional title, has made two California state final four appearances, and won a California State Title. In addition, he was named the San Diego Union Tribune Coach of the Year in 2007. As a player, Coach Mitchell attended San Diego City College, earning First Team All-Conference Honors and Athlete of the Year honors as a sophomore. He continued his career at Notre Dame de Namur University, where he also received All-Conference Honors. Coach Mitchell believes discipline, hard work, persistence, and trust are the keys to a successful program (One Team-One Goal-One Outcome). Coach Mitchell also serves as Linfield’s Athletic Director. He is married to his wife Brandy of fifteen years, and has three daughters; Brittany, Breanna, and Bailee.