Mike Pellegrino
New England Patriots
Position:Cornerbacks coach
Personal information
Born: (1993-07-24) July 24, 1993 (age 30)
Oakdale, New York, U.S.
Career information
High school:Connetquot (Bohemia, New York)
College:Johns Hopkins
Career history
As a coach:
Career highlights and awards

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

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] He won his second Super Bowl title when the Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII.[5]

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,[6] 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.[7] 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. ^ "Super Bowl LIII - Los Angeles Rams vs. New England Patriots - February 3rd, 2019". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved February 19, 2023.
  6. ^ "Mike Pellegrino". US Lacrosse. Retrieved April 15, 2020.
  7. ^ Daniels, Mark (May 13, 2019). "Patriots assistant Pellegrino moonlighted as pro lacrosse player". Providence Journal. Retrieved August 15, 2019.