Assistant Football Coach
Travis Mikel begins his third year as an assistant coach on the Southeastern Louisiana University staff, serving as offensive line coach and the teamâ€™s Director of Football Operations.
first season at Southeastern
worked an offensive line that was paced by All-Southland Conference performer Gabriel.
At Delta State, Mikel
coached Division II All-Americans Chad Schroeder (2008), Trevar Deed (2008-2010), Brad Latham (2009), Phillip Yandall (2010) and Darrell Leopold (2011).
In 2010, Mikel
helped guide the Statesmen
to the NCAA DII National Championship game and their third Gulf South Conference title in four years with an 11-4 overall record and a 6-2 mark in the GSC.
DSU fell short of their goal of winning the title on a last second game-winning field goal by Minnesota-Duluth 20-17.
With assistance from Mikel
, four-year starter Brad Latham (OL) was named to the All-GSC
First Team and All-Super Region Two teams.
A 2007 graduate of Delta State University with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, Mikel was a 2006 Honorable Mention All-American, as well as an All-Gulf South Conference Second Team member.
From 2004-2007, Mikel served in several positions along the offensive line.
Mikelâ€™s All-American nod came while serving as center during his junior year.
resides in Hammond.