A 2018-inductee to the Wisconsin Soccer Hall of Fame and Tosa East Athletic Hall of Fame, Tim Winn is the Director of Operations for Tosa Kickers. A longtime resident of Wauwatosa, Tim has been a pillar of the Wisconsin soccer community for more than 40 years as a player, coach, referee and administrator.
Tim played with Tosa Kickers/Milwaukee Kickers from 1979 to 1995 and began coaching his first team in 1978 at the age of 19. As a high school player for Milwaukee Marshall, he earned All-City honors and All-American recognition. Since then, he has coached scores of teams in hundreds of games and served as referee in thousands more.
As Director of Operations, Tim is responsible for virtually all aspects of the Club’s administration, including referees and fields, select tryouts, field lining, game scheduling, clinics and other operational needs.
USSF-certified as a referee since 1978 and a licensed WIAA referee for more than 38 years, Tim has been selected to referee at the WIAA State Tournament multiple times.
Tim coached the junior varsity (1983–1986; 1989–2008) and varsity (1987 and 1988) girls’ teams at Wauwatosa East High School. While he coached the girls’ program, Tosa East earned six conference titles, three state championships and three runners-up honors. He also coached the freshman (1982–1987) and varsity (1988–1995) boys’ soccer teams at Tosa East, earning a state appearance three years in a row, culminating with a WIAA State Championship in 1990, among other accomplishments.
A 2007 recipient of the “Arthur B. Kohasky Leadership Award” from the Wauwatosa Public Library Foundation, Tim exemplifies the award’s purpose of recognizing those whose leadership has had a positive impact on the community.
Tim recently celebrated his 40th year working with Keeper Goals, a local manufacturer of quality sporting goods equipment. He has been happily married for more than 38 years and has three kids and two grandchildren.