Jaguar Football

Hello and welcome to the San Jose City College Men’s Football website. Here at City we are committed to giving you the first two years of your four year college experience, in all areas academically and athletically; to prepare you for transfer with an A.A. degree to a four year school or continue your playing career at the next level. We are continuously recruiting talented, academically inclined, hardworking student athletes. We hope you fill out the recruit form and begin your journey with us here at SJCC in the fall! Thank you for your continued interest in San Jose City Men’s Football and GO JAGS!

Please contact Head Coach Jim Winkler, at or on his cell phone at408-250-6270 with any questions you may have.

Coaching Staff 

Jim Winkler, Head Football Coach

Jim Winkler, Head Football CoachJim Winkler is entering his first year as the Head Football Coach for the Jaguars. With more than 18 years of experience we welcome Coach Winkler to the Jaguar Family.

-Coach Winkler was on the coaching staff at Cabrillo College from February 2014 until March 2018.  He served several roles while working with the Seahawks; defensive secondary coach, special teams coordinator, defensive coordinator, assistant and interim head football coach.

-Coach Winkler joined the West Valley College football program in 2002 and coached the secondary, special teams, and coordinated the defense before being named the head coach from January 2009 until the end of the 2013 season.

-During the Summer of 2008 he was a "guest coach" for the Canadian Football League's defending Grey Cup Champions Saskatchewan Roughriders.

-Prior to coaching at the community college level, Coach Winkler was an assistant coach at San Jose State University from 1998-2000 working with linebackers and the secondary.

-He was on staff at the University of Redlands from 1994-1998, the last two years working as the Defensive Coordinator.

-Prior to moving up to the college ranks, Coach Winkler spent four seasons working at the high school level in San Diego.

-In addition to coaching, Jim, spent over six years in the United State Marine Corps and was honorably discharged as a Sergeant at the conclusion of the Persian Gulf Conflict and Desert Storm.

Before enlisting he played his college ball at Concordia University in Seward, NE.

At Cheyenne Central High School he was selected as an unanimous all conference and all state outside linebacker and participated in the Wyoming All-Star Shrine Bowl.

Coach earned his BA degree in Social Science from San Diego State University and has a MA Education; Counseling from the University of Redlands, and a second MA in Kinesiology; Sports Psychology from San Jose State University.

Supporting Staff


​Head Coach / Specials Teams Coordinator

​Jim Winkler

Defensive Coordinator​

​Jerry Wyness

Running Backs​

​Havlok Poumele

Defensive Line​

​Chuck Kessinger

​Defensive Secondary

​Chris Lawson

​Wide Receivers

​Curtis Shearer

​Offensive Line

​Sonny Flores

​Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks

​Jody Carrasco


​Erin Cocknell

​Defensive Assistant

​Scott Henderson

​Tight Ends

​Derrik Bell


​Contact Us

Jim Winkler

Head Coach

(408) 250-6270

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