Winkler Named Cairo Boys Basketball Coach-Turns Over Softball To His Assistant

Cairo girls basketball coach Brian Winkler will also now lead the Bearcat boys basketball program.

In coaching both Bearcat basketball teams, Winkler made the decision to give up a softball program he has led for 20 years….

The Northeast R-4 Board promoted assistant Jennifer Matthews to head softball coach for the 2023-2024 school year.

The Cairo boys basketball job came open when Nic Zenker announced his resignation after the season. Winkler has been an assistant for the two previous head coaches….

Winkler says it’s meaningful to lead the basketball program he played for….

The Bearcat boys have won three straight CAC titles and finished this past season with a record of 19-10. Brian Winkler has been the Cairo girls basketball coach the last seven years.