|NBA Experience||Currently in his 2nd NBA season|
|Born||November 20, 1979 (New Orleans, LA)|
|Resides||New Orleans, LA|
|HS||Eleanor McMain Magnet (New Orleans, LA)|
|College||University of New Orleans '02 (New Orleans, LA)|
Mitchell Ervin is entering into his first NBA season having officiated twelve regular season games as a non-staff official. Prior to joining the NBA, Ervin officiated in the NBA D-League for 4 years where he officiated in the 2013, 2014 and 2015 NBA D-League Playoffs, including the 2014 and 2015 NBA D-League Finals. Ervin also officiated the 2014 NBA D-League All-Star Game in his hometown of New Orleans, Louisiana.
Ervin’s resume includes 8 years of collegiate officiating experience, with 6 of those years in Division I having officiated in the Big 12, Conference USA, Big South, Sun Belt, Southland and Southwestern Athletic Conferences. During his stint in Division I, Ervin was selected to work in 2013, 2014 and 2015 Southland Conference Tournament, as well as the 2015 Sun Belt Conference Tournament in which he officiated in the conference tournament semi-finals. He also has one year and five years of high school officiating in New Orleans, LA and Houston, TX respectively.
Prior to becoming a professional basketball official, Ervin was a middle school physical education teacher, football, basketball and track coach. Ervin graduated with a dual Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management and Exercise Physiology from the University of New Orleans, where he was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and a walk-on member of the 1997 – 98 Privateer basketball team. At Eleanor McMain Magnet High School, he was an All-District point guard that led his team to the 1997 state quarterfinals, as well as achieving All-State Academic Honorable Mention honors.
When not sprinting up and down on the hardwood, Ervin enjoys giving back to his community and spending quality time with his family and friends.