Luke Winter: Academy Sporting Director

VP of Youth Soccer

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License/Coaching Education:


United Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma;

FA Disability Coach;

FA Level 1 & 2

Coaching Experience:

11 years Experience

Club Soccer:

McMinn United Futbol Club - 2009-2012;

North Georgia United - 2013-2014;

Middle Valley Soccer Association - 2014-2016;

Chattanooga Football Club Academy - 2016-2019

College Soccer:

Shorter University- Assistant 2013-2014;

Bryan College- Assistant 2014-2017;

Tennessee Wesleyan- Head Coach 2017-Present

Playing Experience:

Norwich FC Youth;

Schoolhouse FC;

Tennessee Wesleyan;

Chattanooga FC

Playing Achievements/Accolades:

Tennessee Wesleyan

Athletic Directors Award (2013);

AAC Conference Championship MVP (2012);  

NAIA All-East Region 1st Team (2011, 2012);

AAC All-tournament Team (2012);

AAC All-Conference Team (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012);

Team Captain (2011, 2012);

AAC Player of the Week;

Tennessee Sports Writers Association Player of the Week

Chattanooga FC:

2014 Round 2 US Open Cup Player of the Round;

 2014 & 2016 All-NPSL team;

2015 & 2016 All-NPSL Supporters XI

Team Achievements:  

2012 - 2016 Southeast Champion;

2012, 2014 2015 & 2016 South Region Champion;

2012, 2014, 2015 National Finalist

Coaching Achievements/Accolades:
2019 Appalachian Athletic Conference Coach of the year (TN Wesleyan Univ.) 
2019 United Soccer Coaches Top 25 (#24) (TN Wesleyan Univ.)
 2019 AAC Regular Season Champions (TN Wesleyan Univ.)

AAC Regular Season Champions (Bryan College)

USYS TN State League Reg Season Winners (CFCA 02/03 Girls)

Luke Winter will return to the Chattanooga Red Wolves Academy leadership and coaching staff for the 2020 - 2021 season. Luke has 11 years experience in coaching club and collegiate soccer. Winter has become well known in Chattanooga for his goal scoring ability during his college and post college playing career. His experience as a player and now college coach, along with an eagerness to pursue coaching education makes him a valuable asset to the academy. He is currently serving as the Head Coach at Tennessee Wesleyan University.