Mitchell Botfield played for Walsall FC, a professional club in England until he was 18 years old. Later he played in Sweden for the semi-professional team, Eskillstuna. While attending college in England, his collegiate team won the British National Championship three years in a row. He played his last two years for Lenoir Rhyne College in Hickory, NC.

He is a central midfield player and calls himself “fairly both footed.” He has been coaching in some form since the age of 18 and has his Level 2 coaching badge, obtained in the U.K.