Duke Leadership Academy Scholars Profile

Jack Winters

Jack Winters

Title: Associate Director of Athletics / Exec. Dir. Iron Dukes Annual Fund
Senior Management Area: Duke Athletics
Class Year: 2019

Jack Winters joined the Duke Athletics staff in 1987 and
has held his current position as Director of the Iron
Dukes since 1999. He was elevated to Associate Director
of Athletics/Executive Director Iron Dukes Annual Fund in
July, 2017.

After beginning his Duke tenure as an intern in the Iron
Dukes office, Winters was promoted to Assistant Director
in 1989. He then was elevated to Associate Director in
1994 before taking over as the Director five years later.

Winters was a three-year letter winner in golf at Denison
University, twice earning All-NCAC honors in 1987-88 while
serving as team captain in his senior season. Winters
graduated from Denison with a degree in psychology in

Winters currently resides in Durham with his wife, Lori,
and two children, Jay and Ellie. His grandfather, Jay
Winters, played one year of professional football with the
Cleveland Panthers in 1927.