Greg Winkler loved training the George Jenkins women team, but he needed to locate a teaching position that suit the love. So after only one season, Winkler has resigned and it is headed to Florida North western Collegiate Senior High School in Fort Myers.
Winkler is a sports and physical eduction and health teacher and it is in talks for any boys soccer training position in a school in Lee County. He stated it ought to be official in a few days but rejected to title the college before the position is completed.
For Winkler, it had not been a simple decision to depart Jenkins.
"The soccer program was outstanding, " he stated. "I truly loved dealing with individuals women. I desired to locate an instructional position that suit my passion."
At George Jenkins, he was a rigorous reading through instructor.
Winkler stated he made a decision to search for another teaching position following a women soccer season.
"Following the season was over and that i wasn't getting the daily connection with the women any longer, I recognized at that time that in my career part, I must be doing something which was where my passion was, " he stated. "I have been a sports and physical eduction teacher for 26 years. I had been looking to get back to that. Polk County did not have anything, and so i just began searching somewhere we would have liked to finish in.Inch
George Jenkins sports director Jestin Bailey stated Winkler's decision was disappointing although not an unexpected.
"He's been searching for something, " Bailey stated. "It initially was around here, however it stored getting further and additional out as he could not find anything. He desired to do P.E. in the get-go. We understood that."
Winkler brought George Jenkins to some 15-6-4 record along with a runner-up finish within the district tournament to Lithia Newsome.
"I truly loved Jenkins, " he stated. "I believe it is a great program. Considering the near future, I had been pretty excited since i think there's likely to be some good things happening with this number of soccer women. It had been tough departing them. But in the finish during the day, things i do throughout your day needs to fulfill me."
Winkler stated the Eagles possess a strong junior class returning pick up and really should again be considered a top team.
"They are loaded, " he stated. "They will be an enjoyable team to teach for whomever gets control.Inch
Winkler was the 5th coach from the women team previously 13 years, following Jim Mix, Chris Farrar, Joe Lenard and Marissa Kazbour.