One of the brightest young coaches in junior college football, Mike Minikwu was named Iowa Central Offensive Coordinator on January 1, 2019, after serving three seasons as the Iowa Western Pass Game Coordinator, Recruiting Coordinator and wide receiver coach.
Prior to Iowa Western, Minikwu spent the spring at Garden City Community College with Coach Sims as the Tight Ends Coach. Before arriving to Garden City Minikwu spent two seasons on Coach Montalto staff at Ellsworth, where he was part of two graphic edge bowl teams. In 2015, Minikwu helped lead the Panthers offense to a top-10 ranking while putting up over 5,000 yards.
Before entering the Junior College ranks he spent six seasons coaching at the high school level where he was a head coach three of those six years. Minikwu has a head coaching record of 28-6 with a quarter finals state appearance in Iowa, and semifinals and quarter finals appearance in the state of Florida.
Minikwu graduated from Upper Iowa in 2007 where he played H-back, and defensive line during his time as Peacock.
2016-2018: Iowa Western Community College Assistant Coach Wide Receivers
2016 Spring Garden City Community College Assistant Coach
2014-2016: Ellsworth Community College Assistant Coach Running Backs
2012-2014: Moore Haven High School Head Coach
2011-2012: Postville High School Head Coach
2008-2010: Postville Assistant Wide Receivers Coach