Volleyball Coaching Staff
Todd Winkler has been the Carl Sandburg College volleyball coach since 2003. Winkler grew up outside of Alexis and went to Alexis High School and Western Illinois University. He also is Sandburg's head softball coach. Winkler lives on his family farm just outside of Alexis. He has two daughters, Kayla and Kelsey.
Rachel Secrist is in her third season as an assistant with the Carl Sandburg College volleyball team. A 2004 graduate of Alexis High School, Secrist played right side for the Cardinals' varsity volleyball team for three years and was a starter her junior and senior seasons. She served as the freshman/JV volleyball coach from 2011-12 at Macomb High School. Secrist earned a bachelor's in psychology from Eastern Illinois University and graduated from EIU in 2009 with a master's in gerontology. She currently works as a nursing home administrator at the Knox County Nursing Home in Knoxville.