2006 NPL GIRLS: Luke Winter / Matt Yelton


Age Group & Gender Coaching:

2006 Girls;

Small Sided Director;

Director of Coaching Education


License/Coaching Education:


United Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma;

FA Disability Coach;

FA Level 1 & 2


Coaching Experience:

10 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:

AAC Regular Season Champions (Bryan College);

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


Luke Winter will join the Leadership Staff at the Chattanooga Red Wolves Academy as the Small Sided Director & Director of Coaching Education. He will also be primarily coaching the 2006 girls. Luke has 10 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.