Tigers have secured the services of Brett Winkler as Assistant Coach to offside current A Grade Coach Chris Catip in 2014. Brett brings a wealth of experience with him.
Brett played for the Newcastle Knights u21 squad aswell as won premierships as coach with Maroochydore A Grade. He was also CEO of the Sunshine Coast Sea Eagles when they entered the Queensland Cup. He setup the Sunny Coast as a feeder club to the Manly Sea Eagles. In his first year as CEO the Sea Eagles won a premiership in the Queensland Cup with a side that included Trent Hodgkinson (Bulldogs), Junior Paulo(Eels), Tony Williams(Bulldogs), Tim Browne(Bulldogs), Adam Cuthbertson(Newcastle Knights) and a 2012 Emerald Tiger Steven Spencer.
Brett was also heavily involved in the Daniel Morcombe Foundation. Brett now lives in Emerald after moving here earlier this year with Devcon Homes.