Harlem athletics announces new head boys basketball coach
Harlem High School Athletic Director Kurt Weight announces the hiring of Mike Winters as the new Head Boys Basketball Coach at Harlem HS.
Coach Mike Winters was approved by the Harlem School Board at their monthly meeting on June 12.
“We are extremely excited to have Mike leading the boys’ basketball program at Harlem,” he said. “Mike will bring a needed stability to our program. Mike is a proven winner and the man we wanted for this job.”
Coach Winters spent 14 seasons as a Varsity Basketball Coach at Oregon, Rockford Jefferson, Rock Falls, and Boylan Catholic in the state of Illinois. His career record was 304-112 (.731 win percentage).
He never had a losing season as a head coach and led three different programs to the State Tournament (Super-Sectional or beyond).
Rockford Jefferson placed fourth in the state in 2005. Rock Falls made a Super-Sectional appearance in 2006 as the smallest AA school in that class. Boylan was a Super-Sectional qualifier in 2013 and 2016.
Coach Winters has been named the IBCA District

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