Vincent enters his second season with the Winnipeg Jets in his role as Assistant Coach having completed completed his first the 2011-12 season where he was responsible for the forwards and executed the team’s power play.
Prior to his time with the Jets, Vincent was a Head Coach in the QMJHL for 12 seasons with the Montreal Juniors and Cape Breton Screaming Eagles. Vincent coached the Montreal Juniors to the second best record in the QMJHL at 46-12-10 in 2010-11.
Vincent has an all-time QMJHL head coaching record of 429-313-87 along with nine playoff series wins and was the recipient of the Ron Lapointe Trophy as the top coach in the QMJHL following the 2007-08 season. That year, the Screaming Eagles finished with a record of 40-24-6 and reached the second round of the QMJHL playoffs.
Vincent has also been the General Manager of teams in Montreal and Cape Breton and earned the Maurice Filion Trophy in 2007 as the top General Manager following a season in which Cape Breton finished with a record of 46-22-2 and reached the third round of the playoffs backstopped by current Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec.
In Vincent’s playing career, he played centre for four seasons in the QMJHL with the St. Jean Beavers, St. Jean Lynx, Laval Titan, and Verdun College-Francais. Vincent won the Molson Cup as the QMJHL champion with Verdun in 1991-92, and also played one season in the ECHL with the Knoxville Cherokees in 1992-93.