Winnard sat out Saturday's 4-1 defeat to Rotherham having been sent off against Bradford on Boxing Day, but rookie defender Tom Eckersley is expected to make way having made his first league start at the weekend.
Cameron Belford will continue in goal having completed an emergency loan move from Bury in time to face the Millers.
Paul Rachubka serves the second game of a three-match suspension, while regular number one Ian Dunbavin is out with a shoulder injury.
Cook left Accrington after eight-and-a-half months in charge to succeed John Sheridan as Chesterfield boss in October.
Former assistant Leam Richardson took temporary charge before being confirmed as Cook's successor, but Stanley have won only three of 16 games under their current boss and have not won for nine matches in all competitions.