Head Coach - 1st Season
Overall record: 62-36 (thru 2017-18)
Jennings moved back to the men's game prior to the 2015-16 season and was named the Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) Coach of the Year. He has guided the Mustangs to back-to-back national tournament appearances (NAIA Division II in 2016, NAIA Division I in 2017). Before that, Jennings was head women's basketball coach at Mount Mercy for seven seasons. He went 138-90 during that time and led the Mustangs to the quarterfinals of the NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship in 2011-12. Prior to coaching the Mount Mercy women, Jennings was the top assistant for the Mustang men's basketball program for four years.
A native of Atkins, Iowa, and a former Benton Community prep, Jennings earned a bachelor of science in communication from Northwestern in Evanston, Ill., in 2003. He was a four-year letterwinner and team captain his junior and senior seasons for the Wildcats.
In between a brief professional playing career in Croatia in 2003 and a stint with the Cedar Rapids River Raiders in 2004, Jennings was the assistant boys' basketball coach at Benton Community and was named Iowa Class 3A Assistant Coach of the Year. He was inducted into the Iowa High School Athletic Association Basketball Hall of Fame in 2018.
Jennings and his wife, Amy, and daughters, Avery, Ayla, and Ainsley, reside in Cedar Rapids.
Assistant Coach - 7th Season
Graduate Assistant - 1st Season