Mike Pellegrino
New England Patriots
Position:Cornerbacks coach
Personal information
Born: (1993-07-24) July 24, 1993 (age 29)
Oakdale, New York
Career information
High school:Connetquot (Bohemia, New York)
College:Johns Hopkins
Career history
As a coach:
Career highlights and awards

Mike Pellegrino is a former professional lacrosse player and American football coach who is the current cornerbacks coach of the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL).

Coaching career

New England Patriots

Pellegrino joined the Patriots as an intern in 2015.[1] He would serve as a coaching assistant for four seasons in total before being promoted to Cornerbacks Coach in 2019.[2]

Pellegrino was part of the Patriots coaching staff that won Super Bowl LI. In the game, the Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons by a score of 34–28 in overtime.[3][4]

Personal life

Pellegrino was a star on the Johns Hopkins lacrosse team where he was selected as captain for two years. He was also selected as an All-American twice. In the 2015 Major League Lacrosse Draft,[5] Pellegrino was drafted by the New York Lizards in the second-round where he would play for a year. Thereafter, he joined the Boston Cannons for his second season.[6] He is the son of Joseph and Kerri-ann Pellegrino, and he has one brother Joe.


  1. ^ "Pellegrino Rediscovers Love for Football as Patriots Assistant". US Lacrosse Magazine. August 14, 2017. Retrieved September 13, 2020.
  2. ^ Callahan, Andrew (August 15, 2019). "The Patriots' behind-the-scenes change that could take their secondary to another level". masslive. Retrieved September 13, 2020.
  3. ^ "Super Bowl LI - New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons - February 5th, 2017". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved September 2, 2017.
  4. ^ "LI's Pellegrino is super assistant for Patriots". Newsday. Retrieved April 15, 2020.
  5. ^ "Mike Pellegrino". US Lacrosse. Retrieved April 15, 2020.
  6. ^ Daniels, Mark. "Patriots assistant Pellegrino moonlighted as pro lacrosse player". Providence Journal. Retrieved August 15, 2019.