High School: Mitchell is a left-handed pitcher from Ridgway, Pennsylvania. In the spring Josh played for Mark Morelli at Ridgway High School in Ridgway and in the fall he played for Fred Albert with the Allegheny Pirates. Josh was selected to the First Team All-District in both his sophomore and junior years at Ridgway and to the American Legion Region 8 All-Tournament Team in 2012. He was also ranked as the number one pitcher by the Tri-County Sunday in 2012 with an ERA of 1.98 recording 100 strikeouts. Josh also handled the bat well batting .530 with six home runs and 50 RBI. For his efforts he was also named to the First Team All-District as an outfielder along with his First Team pitching nod.
Personal: Born on September 8, 1994...son of Doug and Theresa Mitchell...has one younger brother, Johnny.