Gulf South Conference http://wuwf.org en LISTEN: Interview With UWF Head Football Coach Pete Shinnick http://wuwf.org/post/listen-interview-uwf-head-football-coach-pete-shinnick <p>The University of West Florida will field its inaugural football team in the fall of 2016. Leading the Argonauts will be Pete Shinnick – who is no stranger to starting a program from scratch. WUWF’s Dave Dunwoody recently sat down with the head coach.</p><p>The 48-year-old Shinnick comes to Pensacola from the University of North Carolina-Pembroke, where he started that football program from scratch. In seven seasons, the Braves won 55 games – including a 9-2 mark last year while advancing to the second round of the NCAA Division II playoffs.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:32:21 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 7798 at http://wuwf.org LISTEN: Interview With UWF Head Football Coach Pete Shinnick Shinnick Begins Work as UWF Football Coach http://wuwf.org/post/shinnick-begins-work-uwf-football-coach <p>Pete Shinnick was introduced Thursday, as the first head football coach at the University of West Florida. The work now begins towards the first game in September of 2016.</p><p>By her count, UWF President Judy Bense has waited five years, four months and 32 days for today’s announcement.</p><p>“I now can finally answer the question that I have been asked more as president than any other question,” said Bense. “”When are we going to start UWF football?’”</p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 20:35:23 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 4856 at http://wuwf.org Shinnick Begins Work as UWF Football Coach