Coach Qasim Mitchell brings a wealth of playing and coaching experience to the Shock. Prior to coaching, Coach Q played six seasons in the NFL, playing for the Cleveland Browns, Chicago Bears, Carolina Panthers, Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers. He played his final season for the AFL’s Jacksonville Sharks before beginning his coaching career, his most recent stop at Bellevue High School.
Coach Q and his family relocated to Spokane where he is currently on the football, basketball and track coaching staffs at Lewis and Clark High School. He loves the Spokane community and enjoys helping it grow by giving back. Coach Q looks forward to helping the Shock bring home multiple championships and helping the players to reach their goals. In his free time, you can catch Coach Q hanging with his wife, Tia, and five kids – Makenzie, Jordan, Tytan, Kanon and Rayna.