Oliver Winterbone enters his third season with the Gators after joining the Florida staff as video coordinator prior to the 2010-11 season. A 2005 graduate of Rutgers University, Winterbone spent three years as the University of Virginia’s video coordinator and assistant director of basketball operations from 2005-08, followed by two seasons as the director of basketball operations at Rutgers.
Florida has posted a 55-19 record with two Elite Eight appearances and an SEC championship in the two seasons since Winterbone began heading up the team’s video department.
From 2008-10 at Rutgers, Winterbone directed video operations, including self scout and opponent scout, assistant in team travel arrangements, coordinated on-campus recruiting efforts and directed the Fred Hill summer camps. He also co-created the student support group “RAC PAC” and helped develop fundraising programs among alumni and friends of Rutgers men’s basketball.
At Virginia, he was on staff for the Cavaliers’ 2007 ACC Championship team, directing basketball video operations and developing opponent scouting reports. He was also responsible for coordinating team travel, organizing community service initiatives and supervising Dave Leitao’s summer basketball camps.
During the summer of 2007, the Fair Haven, N.J., native was on staff for Team USA’s U19 World Championship team during team trials and training camp, coordinating video preparation and assisting with team operations. The team won a gold medal at the Global Games in Dallas, Texas, and went on to win the silver medal at the World Championships.
Winterbone holds a bachelor’s degree in information technology and informatics from Rutgers and spent three years as assistant video coordinator and senior manager for the men’s basketball team and was assistant director of the Gary Waters basketball camps.
Oliver and his wife, Kristin, reside in Gainesville. They have one daughter, Grace.