Iowa Western Reivers
Reivers Scott Strohmeier
Scott Strohmeier
Office: KC-1326
Phone: 712-325-3384
Email: sstrohmeier@iwcc.edu
Head Coach


HOMETOWN: Watkins, MN
HIGH SCHOOL: Eden Valley-Watkins High School

COLLEGE:
University of Minnesota-Crookston – (BA) Business Management
Concordia University-St.Paul – (MA) Education

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:
Quarterback – Fergus Falls CC
Quarterback – U of M Crookston

COACHING EXPERIENCE:
1998-2003 Asst Head Coach / QB Coach / Offensive Coord -Concordia University- St. Paul
2004 Asst Head Coach / QB Coach / Offensive Coord - Truman State University
2005-07 Head Football Coach - North Iowa Area CC
2008-Present Iowa Western Community College

2012 ACCFCA COACH OF THE YEAR

SUCCESS ON THE FIELD:
2012 NJCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
2014 NJCAA Nation Runner Up - Mississippi Bowl Runner Up
2013 NJCAA #2 Final Polls
2010 & 2012 Midwest Football Conference Champions
2010 & 2011 & 2012 & 2013 & 2014 & 2015 Region XI Champions
2010 & 2011 & 2012 & 2013 & 2014 & 2015 Kinney Cup Champions
2010 Zions Bank Top of the Mountains Bowl Runner-Up
2011 & 2012 & 2013 & 2015 Graphic Edge Bowl Champions

OVERALL RECORD AT IWCC:
67-12

FORMER REIVER'S MOVING ONTO THE NEXT LEVEL:
139 (73 D-1)

NJCAA PLAYERS OF THE YEAR:
2012 - Jake Waters - QB

ALL-AMERICANS:
2015- Taj Williams- WR 
2015- Abe Freeman- DL
2015- John Swisher- DL
2015- Detric Bing-Dukes- LB
2015- Darez Diggs- DB
2015- Merrick Jackson- DL
2014 - Marcus Montgomery - LB
2014 - Charlie Rogers - DB
2014 - Mondo Williams - DB
2014 - Mike Edwards - DL
2014 - Taj Williams - WR
2014 - Chris Scheuger - OL
2014 - Danny Hamilton - K
2013 - Danny Hamilton - K
2013 - Larry Mazyck - OL
2013 - Geronimo Allison - WR
2013 - Trevon Young - DE
2013 - Jamie Byrd - DB
2013 - Akise Teague - RB
2012 - Jake Waters - QB
2012 - Deon Long - WR
2012 - Dallas Hinkhouse - OL
2012 - Devon Nash - DL
2012 - Lance Irvin - K
2012 - Aaron Wimberly - LB
2012 - Terrell Porter - LB
2012 - Isaiah Johnson - DB
2012 - Mike Smithburg - OL
2012 - Devin Thomas - WR
2011 - Cody Dickson - K
2011 - Wes Smith - WR
2011 - Ty Branz - DL
2011 - Aaron Wimberly - RB
2010 - Zack Stoudt - QB
2010 - Jared Ebert - DL

ALL-REGION / ALL-CONFERENCE PERFORMERS: 122
ACADEMIC ALL-REGION: 167
ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICAN: 6

Former Reiver Quarterbacks:

2015- Zach Martin, Northwest Missouri State (D-2) 
2014 - Tay Bender, Southeast Missouri (D-1AA)
2014 - JD Culjat, Morningside (NAIA)
2013 - Connor Bravard, Troy (D-1)
2012 - Jake Waters, Kansas State (D-1)
2011 - Sean Skradis, Iowa (D-1)
2011 - Ricardo Young, Maryland (D-1)
2010 - Lorenzo Dennard, Missouri Valley (NAIA)
2010 - Zack Stoudt, Ole Miss (D-1)
2009 - Austin McBeth, Iowa State (D-1)
2009 - David Blackwell, Bethune-Cookman (D-1AA)
2009 - Jacob Grobe, Peru State (NAIA)

Reivers Mike Blackbourn
Mike Blackbourn
Office: Hoover
Phone: 712-325-3433
Email: mblackbourn@iwcc.edu
Defensive Coordinator / Academic Coordinator / LB Coach

Hometown: Freeport, IL
High School: Aquin Catholic High School

College:
Loras College / South Dakota State University – (BA) Sociology and (MA) Athletic Administration

Playing Experience:
Linebacker – South Dakota State University

Year at IWCC: Eighth 

Coaching Experience:
2005-06 Graduate Assistant – South Dakota State University
2007 Defensive Coordinator / LB Coach – North Iowa Area CC
2008-2012, Defensive Coord / LB Coach - Iowa Western Community College
2013 Defensive Coordinator / DB Coach - Iowa Western Community College
2014 Defensive Coordinator / LB Coach - Iowa Western Community College

Former Reiver Defensive Backs Under Coach Blackbourn:

2013 - Jamie Byrd, South Florida (D-1)
2013 - Daniel Henry, New Mexico (D-1)
2013 - Marcus Caffey, Georgia State (D-1)
2013 - Chris Tyler, South Dakota (D-1AA)

Former Reiver Linebackers Under Coach Blackbourn:

2014 - Anthony Brown, E. Michigan (D-1)
2014 - Ford Howell, NC State (D-1)
2014 - Thomas Reece, Morningside (NAIA)
2012 - Steven Funderburk, Indiana (D-1)
2012 - Malkaam Muhammad, Wyoming (D-1)
2012 - Terrell Porter, Ferris State (D-2)
2009 - Mike Henry, Minnesota (D-1)

All-American: 4
Academic All-Region: 30
All-Region / All-Conference Performers: 18
Academic All-Region: 21
Academic All-American: 2

 

Reivers Will Flaherty
Will Flaherty
Office: 712-256-6530
Email: wflaherty@iwcc.edu
Defensive Tackles / National Recruiting Coordinator

Hometown: Silver Springs, MD
High School: St. John's College HS (Washington, DC)

College:
University of Maryland - Kinesiology

Year at IWCC: Fourth

Coaching Experience:
1998-00 Offensive Assistant Coach – St. John's College HS (Silver Springs, MD)
2002-03 Head Coach - Maplewood Boys Club (Bethesda, MD)
2004-07 RB Coach - Our Lady of Good Counsel HS (Olney, MD)
2008-10 Intern - University of Maryland 
2010-12 DL / Asst Defensive Coord - Our Lady of Good Counsel HS (Olney, MD)

Former Reiver Defensive Tackles

2014 - Darius Commissiong, E. Carolina (D-1)
2014 - Mike Edwards, Memphis (D-1)
2013 - Max Martial, Idaho (D-1)
2013 - Marco Naughton, Sioux Falls (D-2)
2012 - Jordan Heiderman, Indiana (D-1)
2012 - Rodney Coe, Iowa State (D-1)
2011 - Stetzon Bair, Oregon (D-1)
2011 - Cole Jackson, MN Crookston (D-2)
2010 - Jared Ebert, Oregon (D-1)
2010 - Shaq Rowell, West Virginia (D-1)
2009 - Jayveri Kelly, Washburn (D-2)

All American- 3
All Region/All Conference Performers- 6
Academic All Region- 21

Reivers Dane Wardenburg
Dane Wardenburg
Office: Hoover
Phone: 712-388-7150
Email: fwardenburg@iwcc.edu
Offensive Line

Hometown: Creston, IA
High School: Creston

College:
Northwest Missouri State University - Corporate Recreation & Wellness (BS)
Northwest Missouri State University - Sports Administration (MS)


Playing Experience:
Offensive Tackle - Northwest Missouri State University


Year at IWCC: Third

Coaching Experience:
2011-12 - Northwest Missouri State University
2013 - University Wisconsin - Stout

Former Reiver Offensive Lineman
2015- Malique Johnson, UAB (D-1) 
2015- Kane Barker, Central Missiouri (D-2)
2015- Max Stewart, Minnesota State (D-2)
2015- Jake Porter, Minnesota State (D-2)
2015- Na'Ty Rodgers, Houston (D-1)
2014 - James Works, Houston (D-1)
2014 - Trey Bowman, Buffalo (D-1)
2014 - Xavier Quigley, Akron (D-1)
2014 - Luke Schulheiss, Louisville (D-1)
2014 - Chris Schleuger, Northern Iowa (D-1AA)
2014 - Tyler Brooks, NC Central (D-1AA)
2014 - Zach Gillis, Washburn (D-2)
2013 - Sebastian Tretola, Arkansas (D-1)
2013 - Larry Mazyck, Maryland (D-1)
2013 - Kato Fawkes, Idaho (D-1)
2013 - DeAndre Herron, Indiana (D-1)
2013 - Travis Zimmerman, South Dakota St (D-1AA)
2013 - William Wright, Seton Hill (D-2)
2013 - Max Mattias, Coe College (D-3)
2012 - Austin Stephens, Utah State (D-1)
2012 - Dallas Hinkhouse, Illinois (D-1)
2012 - Mike Smithburg, Kansas (D-1)
2012 - Tyler Ahrens, Grandview (NAIA)
2011 - Eric Simmons, Iowa (D-1)
2011 - Tyler Bos, Minnesota-Crookston (D-2)
2011 - Alfred Sharp, New Mexico State (D-1)
2011 - Nolan Long, Morningside (NAIA)
2010 - Dallas Hendrikson, Rutgers (D-1)
2010 - Dan Heiar, Iowa (D-1)
2010 - Austin Nichols, SW Minnesota (D-2)
2010 - Keaton Tuttle, Fort Hays State (D-2)
2010 - Bo Adams, Augustana (D-2)
2009 - Jessy McMullin, Southern Illinois (D-1AA)

Former Reiver Tight Ends
2015- Sam Harms, Iowa State (D-1)
2014 - Andrew Davis, Illinois (D-1)
2014 - Collin Werkman, Platteville (D-3)
2013 - Brock Hinkel, Valdosta State (D-2)
2011 - Ryan Hubbell, Louisville (D-1)
2010 - Max Miller, San Jose State (D-1)
2010 - Eli Cordon, Fort Hays State (D-2)
2009 - Matt Thayer, Missouri State (D-1AA)

All-American: 4
All-Region / All-Conference Performers: 36
Academic All-Region: 39

 

Reivers Mike Minikwu
Mike Minikwu
Office: Hoover
Phone: 712-325-3456
Email: mminikwu@iwcc.edu
Wide Receivers

Hometown: Moore Haven, FL 
High School: Moore Haven Jr/Sr High School

College: Upper Iowa University

Playing Experience: Upper Iowa University


Year at IWCC: 1st

Coaching Experience

2016 Special Teams Coordinator / TE - Garden City Community College
2015-2016 Offensive Coordinator / WR-RB - Ellsworth Community College
2012-2013 Head Coach - Moore Haven Jr/Sr High School
2011-2012 Head Coach - Postville High School, IA
2008-2010 Assistant Coach - Postville High School, IA 

Postseason Experience:

2015-Graphic Edge Bowl Champions
2014-Graphic Edge Bowl Champions
2013- Florida High School State Playoffs
2012-Florida High School State Playoffs
2011- Iowa High School State Playoffs
2010-Iowa High School State Playoffs

Former Reiver Wide Receivers

2015- Taj Williams, TCU (D-1)
2015- Anthony Johnson, Buffalo (D-1)
2015- Dom Dafney, Iowa (D-1)
2015- Turner Gains, Nebraska Kearny (D-2)
2014- Andrew Davis, Illinois (D-1)
2014- Paul Harris, Louisville (D-1)
2014-  Ronald Nash, Iowa (D-1)
2014- Reid Bonner, Northern Iowa (D-1AA)
2014- Alex Reed, North Dakota (D-1AA)
2013 - Geronimo Allison, Illinois (D-1)
2013 - George Sehl, Northwest Missouri St (D-2)
2013 - Bryant Johnson, Grandview (NAIA)
2012 - Deon Long, Maryland (D-1)
2012 - Martize Barr, Illinois (D-1)
2012 - Andrew Stone, Iowa (D-1)
2012 - Devin Thomas, Morningside (NAIA)
2012 - Gunner Gilland, Buena Vista (D3)
2012 - Cameron Biondi, Wartburg (D-3)
2011 - Matt Waters, Ohio (D-1)
2011 - Austin Knowlton, South Dakota State (D-1AA)
2011 - Evan Williams, Northern Iowa (D-1AA)
2011 - Wes Smith, Northern Iowa (D-1AA)
2010 - Shane Prater, Texas A&M Kingsville (D-2)
2010 - Abe Kos, SW Minnesota State (D-2)
2009 - Joe Audlehelm, Iowa (D-1)
2009 - Marcus Sullivan, Southwest Baptist (D-2)

Former Players Under Coach Minikwu:

2014 De’Quan McDowell WR –The University of Oregon DI
2014 Zaybreion Gunter RB – South Florida University DI
2014 Dayton Balvanz P – Missouri University DI
2014 Tyrian Taylor WR– New Mexico State University DI
2015 Johnathan Boone WR– New Mexico State University DI
2015 Jaleel Scott WR – New Mexico State University DI
2015 Solomon Cooper RB- Washington State University DI
2015 Cedric McCoy OL- Akron University DI
2015 David Goldsy OL – Buffalo University DI
2015 Jujuan Young-Battle QB – Alabama State University DIAA
2015 Tad Steffensen WR – Southwest Minnesota State University DII
2015 Dustin Campbell - Grandview University NAIA


All-American: 6
All-Region / All-Conference Performers: 20
Academic All-Region: 33
Academic All-American: 4

Reivers Eric Buchanan
Eric Buchanan
Office: 712-325-6531
Email: ebuchanan@iwcc.edu
Defensive Backs / Special Teams Coordinator

Hometown: Glen Heights, Texas
High School: DeSoto

College:
Texas Christian University (BSA)


Playing Experience:
Defensive Back - Texas Christian University (TCU)

Year at IWCC: First

Coaching Experience:
Texas Christian University (TCU)

Former Reiver Defensive Backs:

2015- Jayme Thompson, Indiana (D-1)
2014 - Mondo Williams, Appalachian State (D-1)
2014 - Charlie Rogers, Minnesota (D-1)
2014 - Bryson McCabe, Montana State (D-1AA)
2014 - Cooper Kanne, Central (NAIA)
2013 - Marcus Caffey, Georgia State (D-1)
2013 - DaShaughn Terry, Memphis (D-1)
2013 - Daniel Henry, New Mexico (D-1)
2013 - Jamie Byrd, South Florida (D-1)
2013 - Chris Tyler, South Dakota (D-1AA)
2012 - Tysen Streeter, Iowa State (D-1)
2012 - Isaiah Johnson, Kansas (D-1)
2012 - Travis Green, Kansas State (D-1)
2012 - Rashaad Dunnagin, Ft. Hays State (D-1)
2011 - Drake Ferch, Iowa State (D-1)
2011 - DQ Johnson, North Texas (D-1)
2011 - Austin Knowlton, South Dakota State (D-1AA)
2011 - Andrew Brown, South Dakota State (D-1AA)

All American- 1
All Region/All Conference Performers- 5
Academic All Region- 9

 

 

Reivers Jake Waters
Jake Waters
Office: 712-325-3416
Email: jwaters@iwcc.edu
Quarterbacks

Hometown: Council Bluffs, IA
High School: Saint Albert High School

College:
Iowa Western Community College
Kansas State University - Business Managment (BS)


Playing Experience: 
Quarterback - Iowa Western Community College
Quarterback - Kansas State University

Year at IWCC: First

 

Reivers Mickey Russell
Running Backs / Strength & Conditioning Coordinator

Hometown: Council Bluffs, IA
High School: St Albert

College:
Northwest Missouri State Univ. - English (B.S)


Playing Experience:
Linebacker - Northwest Missouri State Univ.


Year at IWCC: First

Coaching Experience:
2013-15 Linebackers - Northwest Missouri State Univ.

Former Reiver Running Backs

2015- Anthony Anderson, Marshall (D-1)
2014- Devon Paye, Texas A&M Commerce- (D-2) 
2014- Mikeel Stewart, Washburn (D-2)
2012- Don Jackson, Nevada (D-1)
2012- Aaron Wimberly, Iowa State (D-1)
2012- Ellis Jordan, Northern Iowa (D-1AA)
2012- Vernard Roberts, Southern Miss (D-1)
2011- Evan Williams, Northern Iowa (D-1AA)
2009- Kevis Streeter, Lousiana-Layfayette (D-1) 

All American:1
All-Region/ All Conference Performers: 9
Academic All Region:7
Academic All American: 1

 

 

 


 

Reivers Ted Heath
Ted Heath
Assistant Offensive Line

Hometown: Beaver Falls, PA
High School: Beaver Falls High School

College:
Western State College – (BA) Math – (MA) Administration
Washington State Univ – Graduate work in Mathmatics
Temple University – Graduate work in Administration

Playing Experience:
Defensive Tackle / Offensive Tackle – Western State College, (CO)

Year at IWCC: Sixth

Coaching Experience:
1965-67 Defensive Coord - Capitol HS, (ID)
1968-69 Head Coach – Centerville Community College, (IA)
1970-74 Defensive Line Coach – Kansas State University, (KS)
1975-79 Defensive Line Coach – University of Louisville, (KY)
1980-1984 Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Line – Tulane University (LA)
1985-86 Defensive Line Coach - Ottawa Rough Riders (CFL)
1987-91 Defensive Cood - Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL)
1992 Defensive Line – Nevada Aces (PSFL)
Defensive Coord – New Orleans Night (AFL)
Defensive Line – University of Central Florida, (FL)
1993-97 DL / OLB / Special Teams Coord – Temple University, (PA)
2000-02 Offensive Line – New York Dragons (AFL)
1998-2009 Assistant Coach – Ottumwa HS, (IA)
2010-Present, Iowa Western Community College

Reivers Dave Tollefson
Dave Tollefson
Office: Kanesville
Email: dtollefson@iwcc.edu
Defensive Ends

Hometown: Concord, CA
High School: Ygnacio Valley School

College:
Northwest Missouri State

Playing Experience:
Los Medanos JC - Defensive End
Northwest Missouri State - Defensive End
2006 Green Bay Packers - Defensive End - 7th Round, 253rd Pick
2007 (Spring) Berlin Thunder - Defensive End
2007-12 (Fall) New York Giants - Defensive End
2012 Oakland Raiders - Defensive End

Year at IWCC: Second 

Coaching Experience:
2014 - Defensive Line / Special Teams - Omaha Mammoths (FXFL)

Former Reiver Defensive Ends Prior to Coach Tollefson:
2014 - Kevin Robbins, Ohio (D-1)
2013 - Trevon Young, Louisville (D-1)
2013 - Landon Schultz, South Dakota St (D-1AA)
2013 - Dijon Starr, Concordia St. Paul (D-2)
2013 - Eddie Vinson, Emporia State (D-2)
2012 - Devon Nash, Kansas State (D-1)
2011 - Ty Branz, Ohio (D-1)
2011 - Stetzon Bair, Oregon (D-1)
 


All-American: 2
All-Region / All-Conference Performers: 18
Academic All-Region: 14

 

Reivers Reese Baumgartner
Reese Baumgartner
Assistant Wide Receivers/DFO

Hometown: Omaha, NE
High School: Westside 

Year at IWCC: Fourth

Reivers Frank Prazan
Frank Prazan
Equipment Manager

Hometown: Tabor, IA
High School: Fremont Mills

Year at IWCC: Fourth

Reivers Drake Curry
Drake Curry
Student Assistant Linebackers

Hometown: Council Bluffs, IA
High School: Saint Albert