One of the brightest young coaches in Junior College Football, Mike Minikwu enters year two as Iowa Central Offensive Coordinator. Minikwu came to Iowa Central after serving three seasons as Pass Game Coordinator and Recruiting Coordinator at Iowa Western Community College.
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 wins. 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 head coach three of those six years. Minikwu has a head coaching record of 28-6 with a quarter finals appearance in Iowa, semifinals and quarter finals appearance in the state of Florida.
The Triton offense last season was able to produce 4 NJCAA All Americans and ICCAC Conference Player of The Year Demarcus Irons Jr. Under Coach Minikwu the Tritons were able to total 4,816 yards in offense finishing 6th NJCAA in total yards.
Minikwu graduated from Upper Iowa in 2007 where he played H-back, during his time as Peacock.
2019-Present: Iowa Central Community College Assistant Coach Offensive Coordinator
2016-2018: Iowa Western Community College Assistant Coach Wide Receivers
2016 Spring Garden City Community College Assistant Coach Tight Ends
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