After the conclusion of a brilliant playing career, Tom Winspear will embark on his first coaching experience in 2012-13. He joins the Tornado men’s soccer program as a graduate assistant coach in his first season outside of a playing uniform.
Last season as a team captain, Winspear led the Tornado with 15 goals en route to becoming the College’s leading goal scorer in men’s soccer history. After the 2011 season, he was named to the All-Conference First Team, All-Southeast Region First Team, and shared honors for top goal scorer in Conference Carolinas through King’s first season in the league.
As a freshman, Winspear was part of a Tornado team that won the Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) Conference Championship and continued on to win the Regional Championship. He was named to the All-Conference Second Team, that season.
Prior to joining King, Winspear played for the Premier Development League’s Nashville Metro in the summer of 2012.
Winspear graduate with his bachelor’s degree in both marketing and sport management from King in May 2012. He is working toward a master’s degree in business. He is a native of Yarm, England and currently lives in Bristol, Tenn.