Thursday, March 08, 2007
Former UMass Offensive Coordinator Mike Dunbar appointed OC at Minnesota
Former UMass assistant Coach Mike Dunbar (1984-1986) has been appointed Assistant Head Coach and Offensive Coordinator at Minnesota.
He was formerly an assistant coach at Cal. His Gopher bio is here . Minnesota has a discussion of his accomplishments here .
From the 1985 UMass press guide "Mike Dunbar joined the UMass football family in 1984 from Central Washington University where he was the Head Coach fir a 1983 8-2 squad. A native of Tacoma, WA, Dunbar played football basketball and baseball at Lakes, HS. He graduated from Lakes in 1967 , the same year he earned All-State honors as a football halfback. Mike played defensive back for Duffy Dougherty at Michigan State for three years before transferring to the University of Washington in 1972. His Coaching career stated at Clover Parks HS in Tacoma where he was an assistant. He earned his Master's Degree at Pacific Lutherian where he was a graduate assistant for one year. He then served as offensive coordinator from 1975 to 1978. In 1980, Mike went to Central Washington as defensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator, a position he held for three years before being named Head Coach for the 1983 season. Mike and his wife Linda have a son Troy and a daughter Lori.
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