Mitch was born in Hamilton, but grew up in Lincoln, where he went to Lincoln High School. In his free time, he loves hunting for Tahr!
Mitch scored the winning try against Waikato in the Semi Final of the U19 Jock Hobbs Memorial tournament in 2014 when he played for the Canterbury U19 team. Mitch also played No.6 (loose forward) in the NZ U20 team when they won the 2015 U20's World Cup. In 2015, he ALSO helped Lincoln Uni to win their first Div 1 title since 1981.