Mitchell served as the director of operations last season as the Bluejays climbed into the top-10 in the national rankings last fall. Mitchell's duties at Creighton included scouting opponents and managing the team's practice and traveling schedule. During her year in Omaha, the team posted a 28-7 record and earned the right to host during the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament.
"I had a chance to work with Jessie last fall at Creighton and our whole staff was blown away by her preparation, willingness to contribute wherever she was needed and her desire to continue learning and growing as a coach," Meek continued. "She brings a fantastic skillset to the court and office as well as experience at some of the highest levels of college volleyball. She will be a terrific fit with our players and her positive energy is something we will all feed off."
Prior to her time at Creighton, Mitchell served as the head coach of the Radford High School volleyball team in 2016. She garnered Regional Coach of the Year honors while leading the team to a conference title, regional championship and to the Virginia state semifinals.
While in Virginia, Mitchell also served as the coach of the River Valley Juniors Volleyball Club and worked at the Nike Elite Volleyball Camps. Mitchell played as a setter at Asbury University graduating with a degree in French in 2014. She also is closing in on earning her Masters in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Sports Management.
Mitchell is originally from Nampa, Idaho.