Bobby will be in his fourth year in 2016/17 as an assistant with the Heat women's basketball team.
An extremely successful coach at the high school level Bobby was the head coach of the senior girls' team at Vernon Secondary from 2003-2012 with an amazing 9 straight AA Provincial championship appearances, highlighted by a Silver medal in 2012 and Bronze medal in 2008, his teams would never finish outside top 8.
At the valley level coach Mitchell, captured three Valley Championship pennants for Vernon Secondary in 2008, 2011, and 2012.
He has also worked extremely hard over the last few years developing club basketball in the Okanagan, and has coached in the Junior Heat program as the head coach for the U17 team since 2012. With all this experience coaching local basketball Bobby will add some background and familiarity to some of the players for UBC Okanagan, as he has worked with Emily Kanester, Haylie Gibb, and Olivia Johnson, to name a few over the past few years.
This past season Bobby's connection with the Junior Heat basketball program allowed the Heat to sign and keep the best prospects in the Valley. Added to the 2015 roster are four members of Bobby's Junior Heat teams: Carly Corrado, Hannah Friesen, Emma Johnson, and Jordan Korol.
Prior to coaching the Junior Heat Bobby coached other Okanagan Clubs since 2008.
Bobby has 2 boys and a girl.