The Manitoba Fearless are happy to welcome back Coach Derek Mills for his 9th season with the Fearless!
Coach Mills played 10 seasons with the Transcona Nationals bouncing back and forth between almost every position on the field. He finished with one season as a DB with the Winnipeg Hawkeyes in the Prairie Junior Conference of the Canadian Junior Football League. He then turned to coaching at the Bantam Level and is now entering his 16th season as a football coach. 2016 Was his first year as a Head Coach where he led the St.Vital Mustangs Major Junior team to a perfect 10-0 Championship season. He is also an avid touch football player having played on numerous teams over the past 22 years winning many championships at different levels. Coach Mills works as a machine shop supervisor in the agriculture industry.
NCCP Trained – Competition Development.
2016 – Head Coach St. Vital Mustangs Major Junior team, Qb Coach/OC– Manitoba Fearless
2015 - Qb Coach St. Vital Mustangs Major Junior team
2014-2015–Qb Coach– Manitoba Fearless and St. Vital Mustangs Midget Team
2011– 2013–Qb Coach/OC– Manitoba Fearless and St. Vital Mustangs Midget Team
2012 – QB/REC Coach/Offensive Coordinator – MB Senior Women’s Provincial Team
- Guest QB coach Team Manitoba U18 Provincial Team
2010 – Receiver Coach- Manitoba Fearless– QB Coach/OC – St. Vital Mustangs Midget
2009 – Defensive Back Coach – Manitoba Fearless
– Receiver Coach – St. Vital Mustangs Midget
2003 – Quarterback Coach/Offensive Coordinator – North Winnipeg Nomads Bantam
2002 – Quarterback Coach/Offensive Coordinator – West Edmonton Raiders Bantam
1999 – Quarterback Coach/Offensive Coordinator – Transcona Nationals Minor Bantam
1995-1998 – Quarterback Coach/Offensive Coordinator – Transcona Nationals Bantam
2016 – MMJFL Provincial Champions –St. Vital Mustangs Major Junior
2015 - MMJFL Provincial Finalists –St. Vital Mustangs Major Junior
2011, 2013,2015 – MFLM Provincial Champions –St. Vital Mustangs Midget
2009,2010,2014 – MFLM Provincial Finalists – St. Vital Mustangs Midget
2003 – MMFA Provincial Finalists – North Winnipeg Nomads Bantam
1997-1998 – Provincial Finalists – Transcona Nationals Bantam
1995 – Winnipeg Hawkeys (PJFC) – Defensive Back
1985 – 1994 – Transcona Nationals – Provincial Champs 1986,1991