Goose Creek names South Pointe's Winstead new head football coach

GOOSE CREEK, SC (WCSC) - South Pointe defensive coordinator Jason Winstead has been named the new head football coach at Goose Creek the school announced on Thursday morning.

Winstead has spent the last 7 seasons with the Stallions being an integral part of 5 state championship teams.

He replaces Chris Candor who was let go after 3 seasons as the Gators head coach. Candor went 14-19 in his time in Goose Creek going from a 9 win season and reaching the state semifinal game in 2015 to winning just 2 games in 2017.

Winstead has coached some big name players in his time at South Pointe including former #1 overall pick in the NFL draft Jadeveon Clowney and Stephon Gilmore who's about to play in his first Super Bowl with the New England Patriots on Sunday.